Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
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Illustration 53, p64 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
53 Statuette: soldier. Bronze. H. 3¾″ (9.5). Urartian, eighth-seventh century BC. Photo: Musée du Louvre
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
Urartu: The Kingdom of Van - Opposition for the Assyrians by Clive Naseby