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Seated Canaanite
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Seated Canaanite


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Description The seated male figure, dressed in a long cloak, clasps his hands in front of his body in prayer. The identification of the statuette as Canaanite is based on stylistic parallels with sculptures from Hazor (in present-day Israel).
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Blanchard Collection, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Admiral and Mrs. Dewitt Hamberger, Washington, D.C., by purchase [1940's]; Walters Art Museum, 1971, by purchase.
Credit Museum Purchase, 1971

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Period
2nd millennium BCE (Middle Bronze Age)
Medium
solid-cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2485
Measurements
4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm)
Geography
  • Syria (Place of Discovery)

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