Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Smiting god figure

Period:
Middle Bronze Age
Date:
early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northern Syria
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
7.13 x 2.36 in. (18.11 x 5.99 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
Accession Number:
57.51.46
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1956 (accessioned in 1957), bequest of Cora Timken Burnett.

“Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me,” The Jewish Museum, New York, May 3–September 6, 1964.

Farkas, Ann R. 1964. Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me. exh. cat. New York: The Jewish Museum, no. 142.

Seeden, Helga. 1980. "The Standing Armed Figurines in the Levant." In Prähistorische Bronzefunde Abeteilung I, Band 1. Munich: C.H. Beck, p. 18, pl. 13, no. 47.

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. 360, no. 487.

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