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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:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number:
32.18.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 406
Acquired by the Museum in 1932, gift of George D. Pratt.

“Small Bronzes of the Ancient World.” The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, March 23, 1947–April 20, 1947.

“Small Sculptures in Bronze,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 6, 1950–January 31, 1951.

“The Book and the Spade (Biblical Archaeological Exhibition).” University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, April 13, 1975–May 4, 1975.

“Exodus and Exile: 2,000 Years in Ancient Israel.” The Jewish Museum, New York, July 13, 1989–December 9, 1990.

Detroit Institute of Arts. 1947. An Exhibition of Small Bronzes of the Ancient World. exh. cat. no. 4.

Negbi, Ora. 1976. Canaanite Gods in Metal: an Archaeological Study of Ancient Syro-Palestinian Figurines. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, pp. 90-91, no. 1647, fig. 130.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 363, no. 490.
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