Head from a votive statue

About this object

A small and round male head from a votive statue. The eyes are wide and the corners of the eye lids are well defined, the eye brows low. The lips are thin. The man's hair is wavy and shaped in thick grooves. The back of the head is very flat and the nose is broken. The jaw is pointy. The right side of the head and the ear are very black.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Early Hellenistic
  • 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
    110 mm x 95 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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