About this object

A head possibly male from a votive statuette. The head has big wide eyes with low arched eye brows and thin lips. He appears to be wearing a very faded wreath and has cockle shell curls on his forehead. The right side of the face is significanlty eroded and missing and the back of the head is very flat.

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
    110 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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