RARE Luristan Bronze Nude Male Figure
C. 2nd Millennium BC
A bronze Luristan nude male figure, probably a god, standing with legs widespread and clasping his hands over his stomach. He has a beak nose, large eyes, elongated head and wearing a small cap.
Small hole to neck otherwise intact with some light earthy surface deposits. RARE PIECE.
Ref: For related examples see: Mahboubian, “Art of Ancient Iran (1997), pgs: 291-292, 294, 370, 371, 373, 375.
Provenance; O. D. Collection, 1980’s-1990’s.
Size: 63mm height