Canaanite Bronze Statuette of a Female Deity

Culture: Levant
Period: 1400-1200 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 13.8 cm high
Price: 2 800 Euro
Ref: 6284
Provenance: Private collection New York, 1960s. Thence in the collection of Khan family in New Jersey, USA.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bronze statuette of a Canaanite female deity with a tall conical headdress. The eyes are deeply recessed and possibly once had inlays. Nose and ears are prominent. The body is slender compared to the head, the goddess with small round breasts holds her hands, clenched to fists, in front. They once held her attributes, today lost. The legs are short and straight. Below a tenon which was used to fix the statuette in the temple as a votive offering. Mounted.