Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

Urartian Statuette


A larger image of this Urartian Bronze Statuette of Soldier.

Illustration 53, p64 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
53 Bronze statuette of one of Urartu's well-trained and disciplined soldiers. The figurine has a personal element about it unusual for the period, though it can scarcely be called a portrait. Eighth-seventh century BC
53 Statuette: soldier. Bronze. H. 3¾″ (9.5). Urartian, eighth-seventh century BC. Photo: Musée du Louvre



See also Urartu: The Kingdom of Van - Opposition for the Assyrians by Clive Naseby




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