ostracon ancient art



Votive Silver Figure of a Man, Eastern Mediterranean, 5th/4th Century BC

Sheet silver in the shape of a bearded man wearing a cloak rendered with diagonal folds.

Carefully embossed head with soft classical features, heavy moustache and beard and curled hair surrounded by a row of dots.

Pierced nipples and holes for fixation.

Appealing item with missing extremities. Wrinkles along the neck and the waist.

H. 9.3 cm (3.66 in)

German art market

540 USD

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