Small Composite God with Jackal Head and Bird's Tail

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/16 x 1/2 x 1 1/16 in. (3.6 x 1.3 x 2.7 cm)


Accession Number: 37.543E

Catalogue Description:
Small bronze figure of a composite god. The deity is animal-headed, perhaps jackal-headed, and is shown kneeling on one knee. On his back is the body and tail of a bird. Condition: The surface is coated with a whitish concretion which rests atop a green/curprite patina. The head is chipped on top. Surface worn smooth where exposed. The suspension loop is broken from the rear. Solid cast.

Brooklyn Museum