Syro-Hittite Idol of a Female Deity

Culture: Levant
Period: 1st half of 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 16 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6229
Provenance: From the estate of Josef Strasser, Lannach, Styria, Austria. Acquired between 1960 and 1980.
Condition: Head and base reattached.
Description: Statuette modelled by hand of a female deity (Astarte) with hands placed on her stomach and a bird headed face. The eyes are circularly framed. On her head a high, pierced crown. The lower body is not accentuated.