Date: 1700 - 1400 BC.
Provenance: EX: EARLY PRIVATE COLLECTION FORMED IN THE 1960'S.
Condition: INTACT, SUPERB, WITH GREEN PATINA.
Measurements: 3.1 INCHES LONG, (8 CMS), 2.25 INCHES HIGH, (6 CMS).
Standing on a stolid pose, with pronounced dewlap, circular snout with grooved mouth, indented nostrils and large protruding eyes, his long erect phallus (denoting fertility), attached underneath his belly .
Cf: For an almost identical example, see lot 197, Sotheby's New York Antiquities Auction, 13 June 2002.
Ancient Near East