About this object

A small female head from a votive statue. The face is round and slightly turned to the right. The eyes are big with the corners of the eye lids well defined. The eye brows are low arched and the lips are thin and slightly smiling. The hair is shaped in horizontal and vertical grooves that suggest that the hair was tied up in a fillet or wrapped up at the back of the head. The woman is wearing long earings on both her ears. The nose and the back of the head are broken.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    4th Century BC
  • 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
    110 mm x 75 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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