About this object

A very small and round head from a votive underlife statue, possibly of the type of the temple boys. The eyes are big and bulgy and the hair is curved in a cross hatched pattern which may suggest that he is wearing a fillet. Most the right side of the statue has 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 second half
  • 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
    90 mm x 70 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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