About this object

A child's head from a small votive statuette. The child is smiling and he is wearing a conical hat similar to the ones of the children held by the divine figure of seated kourotrophos, a type of votive statuettes that appear in Cyprus from the 6th century BC to the Hellenistic times.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    5th Century BC about
  • 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
  • Note
    Curator's note: the child's head is similar to 16.5.72.147.
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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