13 June 2000
AN URARTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE GODDESS ASTARTE
circa 8th-7th century b.c.
Wearing a crown with a star of eight rays above a horned miter, with shoulder-length hair, adorned with two necklaces, her garment belted, her arms held out, elbows bent, her left hand fisted, her right hand holding a vessel, on an integral plinth, a tapering pin below
35/8 in. (9.2 cm) high, excluding the pin
Dr. Elie Borowski
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