Female head from a votive statuette card

Female head from a votive statuette

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A small female head from a votive statuette. The woman is wearing a conical hat or a veil that covers her hair and ears. Only a thin row of hair can be seen on her forehead. She has small eyes and low eye brows. Her lips are thin and in a slight smile. The nose is broken. The head may have belonged to the type of statuette known as kourotrophos ( holding a child ).