Limestone Sacrificial Lamb

Culture: Levant
Period: First half 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 7.3 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6084
Provenance: Collection David Liebert, New York.
Condition: Remains of ancient paint, intact.
Description: Finely carved limestone object, depicting a well-nourished lamb wearing a sacrificial tape around its neck. The legs are short and stubby, the horns adjacent and drilled forward. Eyes, snout and ears are clearly worked out. The body covered with a woolly pattern. Probably from the Levant.