About this object

A small head of a young male from a votive statuette. The back of the head and the jaw have a triangular shape. The eyes have well defined eye lids with corners that meet. The lips are thin and wide and the nose is broken. The hair is short and running in vertical lines across the crown with a very short fringe on the forehead.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    second half 5th Century BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Captain Fothergill
  • Collector
    Captain Fothergill
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date collected
    Before 1872
  • Measurements
    105 mm x 85 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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