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Enthroned deity

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant
Culture:
Canaanite
Medium:
Bronze, gold foil
Dimensions:
5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number:
32.161.45
  • Provenance

    Acquired by the Museum in 1932, gift of George D. Pratt.

  • Exhibition History

    "Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 17, 2008–March 15, 2009.

  • References

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1972. Guide to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 45, fig. 6.

    Negbi, Ora. 1976. Canaanite Gods in Metal: an Archaeological Study of Ancient Syro-Palestinian Figurines. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, Institute of Archaeology, p. 46-49, fig. 130, no. 1440.

    Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 363-364, no. 491.

    Van De Mieroop, Marc. 2007. A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000-323 BC, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 168-169, fig. 8.3.

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