SIX LEVANTINE TERRACOTTA BIRDS
Iron Age, Circa 8th-7th Century B.C.
Each hand-modeled, resting on a round pedestal base, with applied pellet eyes, three with their heads extending forward; two with their heads turned back; and one with its head turned to the left, five of them hollow and perhaps intended as rattles, the sixth solid
3¾ in. (9.5 cm) long for the longest (6)