A Western Asiatic Bronze Goddess Finial, ca. 1200 - 800 BCE
MB005-PBRegular price $650 USD
Hollow cast, in the stylized form of a goddess with carved facial features, prominent breasts, and shoulders, wearing a headdress, the functional cylindrical shape doubling as her body.
Dimensions: Height: 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm)
Condition: Some losses to the bronze at the rear top and bottom edges, but otherwise intact and in good condition.
Provenance: Paul Ilton private collection. During his lifetime, Paul Ilton was internationally known as an archaeologist, lecturer, teacher, film consultant and author, personally excavating the pieces within his collecting during his 25 years in the Holy Land. He recorded his findings in a book “The Bible was my Treasure Map” published in 1958 following his death.