About this object

A small male head from a votive statuette. The male has a short triangular beard and he is wearing a wreath. His eyes are almond shaped and he is smiling. His hair is long at the back of the neck. Most of the facial features have eroded.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    6th Century BC late - 5th Century BC early
  • Materials
    Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Captain Fothergill
  • Collector
    Captain Fothergill
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date collected
    1872 before
  • Measurements
    140 mm x 105 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: the head is similar to 16.5.72116 and 16.5.72.29 from the same collection.
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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