About this object

An underlife size head of a yound male from a votive statue.The mans has almond shaped eyes that have significantly faded, his nose is broken and the lips are thin. His jaw is angular and partially broken. He is wearing a wreath of possibly olive tree leaves. His hair is in lines that run across crown and in a thick lock underneath the wreath at the back of the neck. The fringe on the forehead is arranged in ridges of hair that have significantly faded

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
    125 mm x 92 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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