Hittite Nail Idol

Culture: Hittite
Period: 1st half 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6413
Provenance: German private collection H. W., acquired prior to 1991.
Condition: A short piece on the foot reattached.
Description: Highly stylized bronze idol with a rod-shaped, straight body. The legs are not accentuated. The head is round with deeply pierced eyes and a long bird nose. One hand is pressed against the hip, the other one clenched to a fist and stretched forward. Mounted.