Head from a votive statuette

About this object

A small head of a male votive statue. The head is broken from the neck down and is damaged around the chin and lips going up on his right side. The hair is long on the sides however damaged on top, his hair at the back of the head follows up until it smooths out at the top. The nose is damaged on his right side where the damage to the lips and chin are. He has one small eye on his left side with the other damaged. His ears are extremely prominent and stick out to the side. There is the outline of earrings on both ears.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    5th Century BC - 4th Century BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collector
    Captain Fothergill
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    107 mm x 95 mm x 94 mm
  • Related people
    Captain Fothergill (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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