About this object

A round small head of a young male from a votive statuette. The eyes are big with well defined eye lids and low arched eye brows and his nose is partially broken. He has short hair and he is wearing a wreath with a thick line of hair underneath it on the forehead. The hair at the crown of the head is arrqanged in vertical hatches that may suggest that he was wearing a fillet. The limestone is very porous and flaky.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
    5th Century BC late - 4th Century BC early 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
    132 mm x 100 mm
  • Related people
    Capt Fothergill ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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