About this object

Male head from a votive statue. The head is very big, the man has a beard of snail shaped curls and a wreath of olive branches with locks of hair on his forehead. The eyes are big and almond shaped, the lower part of the face is broken..

Object specifics

  • Type
    Head from a votive statue
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    1872 before
  • Measurements
    275 mm x 230 mm
  • Note
    Accession number allocated by the curator to replace DT Temp number, based on old database. The head is similar to 16.572.24
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)

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