About this object

A small head of a young male from a votive statuette. The facial features have significantly faded. The eyes are almond shaped and have well defined eye lids. The lips are thin and smiling. The nose is missing. The man is wearing a wreath that has significantly faded and has short hair at the back of the neck. The crown of the head has a slightly conical shape and the hair is sculpted in thin veritcal grooves at the back.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Cypriot
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    5th Century BC
  • 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
    100 mm x 65 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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