Head from a votive sculpture

About this object

A small and round head of a young male from a votive statuette. The young man has well defined eyes and eye lids whose corners meet. The hair is short and wavy at the crown of the head with a short fringe at the forehead. There is red pigment on the hair especially at the back of the head. The nose and the lips are broken and there is a shallow hole on the top right side of the head.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
    6th Century BC
  • 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
    94 mm x 85 mm
  • Related people
    Capt Fothergill ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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