About this object

A small male head from a votive statuette. The male has almond shaped eyes and well shaped high eye brows, His lips are thin and he is smiling. He is wearing a wreath of leaves that has significiantly faded. A thin line of hair is underneath his wreath on his forehead. The hair is arranged in long locks at the back of the head and the ears are well defined.

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
    50 mm x 85 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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