Cypriot Hellenistic limestone headC32
A head from a limestone figure of a young boy with tight-cropped curly hair.
Cyprus, Hellenistic period, 3rd to 1st Century BC
10.7 x 8.9 cms
Fragment as shown
Ex. collection: Cyprus Museum, North Carolina, USA.
The museum was founded by Dr Takey Crist in 1988 and the majority of its collections were acquired in the US and Northern Europe during the 1970’s and 1980’s. Dr Crist is a Cypriot honourary consul to the US, and his museum was officially endorsed by the President of Cyprus, George Vassiliou in 1990.
Collection number inked on the base of the neck: 56