Bronze Horned God & Ingot God from Enkomi, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 17 March 2019
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Two bronze statuettes from Enkomi dated to the early 12th century BCE, Cyprus Museum.
The statuette on the left is the so-called “Horned God” which depicts a deity portrayed as a young athlete wearing a horned helmet. The statuette on the right is the “Ingot God” which depicts a figure standing on a base in the form of a copper ingot. The god is represented bearded and wears a horned conical cap on his head. He is armed with a round shield and a spear.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 17). Bronze Horned God & Ingot God from Enkomi, Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10244/bronze-horned-god--ingot-god-from-enkomi-cyprus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Bronze Horned God & Ingot God from Enkomi, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10244/bronze-horned-god--ingot-god-from-enkomi-cyprus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Bronze Horned God & Ingot God from Enkomi, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Mar 2019. Web. 28 Oct 2021.