Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Goddess wearing a headdress surmounted by a bird

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Levant
Culture:
Canaanite
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
5 x 7/8 in. (12.8 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Edith Perry Chapman Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.104.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1966, purchased from Edward Safani, New York.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1981. Ladders to Heaven: Art Treasures from Lands of the Bible. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, pp. 238-240, no. 208.

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. 364, no. 492.
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