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Iberian Bronze Votary of a Nude Man - FZ.051
Origin: Spain
Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC
Dimensions: 3.5" (8.9cm) high
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Classical
Medium: Bronze

Location: UAE
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This superb bronze figure stands before us as before the gods: totally naked. His open-palmed gesture seems to suggest his vulnerability, his acceptance of his mortal status and his willingness to take whatever fate deals him. When we gaze upon a votive piece like this, so many questions arise: who offered him and under what circumstances? What did that person expect in return? Were their prayers answered? Art like this transcends the aesthetic and takes a very human face. - (FZ.051)


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