established 1942

Cypriot iron age terracotta chariot group CYPRIOT IRON AGE TERRACOTTA CHARIOT GROUP

Two figures, one the driver, the other a warrior holding a shield, stand back to back in the car. Both wear an applied cap and disc earrings, the hair, eyes and beard colored black.
Rare type.

Iron Age, 7th-6th century BC

H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3cm)

Ex London collection formed in the 1970s.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2000, no. 104; J. Eisenberg, Ancient Arms, Armor, and Images of Warfare, 2004, no. 89; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 158.



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