About this object

A small female head from a votive statuette. The woman has long hair that reaches the back of the neck and she is wearing a wreath that can just be seen at the front of the head. She has a thick line of hair underneath the wreath on the forehead. Her eyes are almond shaped and bulgy and the eye brows are well defined and in a low arch. Most of the facial features have significanly faded.

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
    95 mm x 55 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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