Lot 80
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AN ELAMITE COPPER FIGURE OF A HORNED HERO , PROTO-LITERATE PERIOD, CIRCA 3000-2800 B.C.

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 USD
Sold
3,176,000 USD
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Description

  • <P>AN ELAMITE COPPER FIGURE OF A HORNED HERO</P>
striding with his right clenched hand extended and his left clenched hand held to his abdomen, and wearing shoes with horn-shaped boots, broad rounded belt, cape in the form of the protecting wings and tail of a vulture, and round-brimmed cap surmounted by the horns and ears of an ibex, his face with long spade-shaped beard, straight nose, and grooved eyebrows.

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