8 June 2004
AN IRANIAN BRONZE HORSEMAN
CIRCA 1100-900 B.C.
Perhaps a god, seated side-saddle on a highly stylized horse, depicted nude, the arms folded across the lower abdomen, the genitalia prominent, flanked by two suspension loops
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1990.
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