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Figurine of a God
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Figurine of a God


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Description This god wears the tall conical headdress and short kilt of Hittite deities. He raises one arm above his head in the "smiting" position associated with the storm god.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/10/1981Treatmentexamined for condition
2/24/1983Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem. 2013.
Provenance Bruce and Ingrid McAlpine, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1979, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1979

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Period
15th-13th century BCE (Hittite Empire)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.2058
Measurements
H: 1 3/4 x W: 11/16 x D: 7/16 in. (4.4 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm)
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