15158. North Syrian Votive Head of a Ram
Bronze Age, 2nd Millennium BC
Votive buff clay animal head with circular applied eyes, ears and rounded snout and long horns. Size 3 in H., 4-3/8 on custom mout. Good ancient patina; some abrasion on horn, irregular break at neck. Cp also a similar example in A Man and His Land: Highlights from the Moshe Dayan Collection, by Tallay Ornan, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Provenance: Property from the estate of Daryl Kulok, NYC.