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Standing figure of a nude circumcised man wearing part of a silver helmet. Large nose and wide-open eyes. Bearded. Band around waist fastening in front. Hands held just above shoulders with fingers closed forming a round opening which once received weapons. This figure and its female...

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From Tell Judaidah. 1935-1938, excavated by the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition, University of Chicago; 1942: assigned to the MFA in the disvison of excavated objects with the University of Chicago; 1949: sent to the MFA from Chicago. (Accession Date: March 10, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian, Early Bronze Age, 3200–2800 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Tell Judeideh, Syria


Height: 17.78 cm (7 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Low-tin bronze with silver


The Ancient World