About this object

A small round head of a female from a votive statuette. The left and eye and part of the head missing. The right eye is big and bulgy and the lips are thin and slightly smiling. She is wearing long earings in both of her ears. The hair is shaped in vertical shallow hatches that run along the top and the back of the head.. There is a blackish stain and the centre of the face.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    6th 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
    110 mm x 80 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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