About this object

A small head of a yound male from a votive statuette. The head is round and slightly turned to the left. The eyes are big with low eye brows and the lips are thin. The man has short wavy hair and is wearing a wreath. Most of the facial features have faded, the nose is broken and the back fo the head is very flat.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    5th Century BC late - 4th 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
    115 mm x 90 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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