About this object

A small male head from a votive statuette. The facial features have significantly eroded but the almond shaped and slightly bulgy eyes can be seen. The man has short hair and he wears a wreath with a thick line of hair on the forehead and underneath the wreath. The neck of the head is very tall, the ears are very realistically sculpted. The back of the head is very flat.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    4th Century BC about
  • Materials
  • 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
    180 mm x 95 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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