Hittite Lead Votive

Culture: Hittite
Period: Mid 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Lead
Dimensions: 5.1 cm high
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 6419
Provenance: From the German collection Ther, 1960s. Thence with the Antikenkabinett Gackstätter with the list number 1897. Last in a Munich collection of idols. With the original certificate of the Antikenkabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Intact
Description: A stylized human figure cut out from a lead bar. The angular head with a bird nose, deeply pierced eyes and a mouth formed to a smile. The upper body except for the slightly rounded shoulders rectangular. The legs are separated by a narrow gap. The idol corresponds in form and design to the Hittite silver idols. On a plexiglass mount.