About this object

A male head from a votive underlife size statuette. The head has almond shaped eyes and h. The hair on the forehead is rendered in a projecting ridge divided by vertical nicks. The long hair at the back of the neck is in locks made by vertical grooves. Most of the facial features and the details of the hair have eroded. The ears are well shaped.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    6th Century BC mid
  • 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
    185 mm x 115 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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Publications

  • Some Limestone Heads from Cyprus in the Liverpool Public Museums

    Droop, John Percival

    Author: Droop, John Percival
    Publisher: Liverpool University Press
    Date: March 1931
    Description:

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