Two Urartian Votive Plaques

Culture: Urartian
Period: ca. 800 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 11.1 cm and 11.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6100
Provenance: French private collection 1990s. Then Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter with the inventory number 04148. With certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Both figures intact.
Description: Two votive figures in human form with bird heads cut out from bronze sheet. The shape of the bodies, which form a pair facing each other, are marked by dotted lines. Both figures wearing a belt, the clothes and the background are decorated with wavy lines. The perforations make it clear that the sheets were once probably sewed on clothes.