|IMPORTANT UGARITIC BRONZE STYLIZED NUDE FEMALE
Wearing a garland-like headpiece and holding large shallow bowl; grooved for the possible application of another metal.
Said to have been found 11 km. N. of Latakia, N.W. Syria. Very rare.
16th-13th Century BC
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.)
Ex Geneva private collection; acquired 1990.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 249; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 204.
For other statuettes see: H. Weiss, K. Kohlmeyer, F. M. Cross, et al., Ebla to Damascus, 1985, p. nos. 132-136.