Small Celtic Bronze Head

Culture: Middle Europe
Period: 2nd-1st century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 2.9 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 5052
Provenance: Private collection B. N. L., Chiswick, UK.
Condition: Intact
Description: Small solid bronze head of a man with a Phrygian or Scythian cap. On the sides hanging long ear straps over his temples and cheeks. The face with punctiform, protruding eyes, nose and eyebrows are accentually formed in one sweep. The mouth only nose wide with thin lips and slightly open. The neck is thick and heavy. The head was possibly used as a bronze weight.