Head from a votive statuette

About this object

A very small male head from an underlife votive statue. The face has almond shaped and bulgy eyes. The young male is wearing a wreath that can just about be discerned on his head, and a fillet at the crown of his head. His hair at the back is long and reaches the base of his neck. His ears are well defined. Most of the facial features have significantly eroded.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    5th Century BC about
  • Materials
  • 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
    105 mm x 65 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: The head is very similar to numbers
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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