Elamite Bronze Worshipper

Culture: Iran/Elamite
Period: End of 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 8 cm high
Price: 1 800 Euro
Ref: 6161
Provenance: Acquired in November 1966 from Elie Borowski, Basel. Thence collection Giancarlo Ligabue.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bronze statuette of a standing worshipper with raised arms in praying gesture. He wears a long, breaded beard and a form-fitting gown, held together with a broad belt on the hip. On his head a helmet, under which his hair cascades to his neck. The legs clinged together, the feet accentuated. Mounted.