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Cypriot Hellenistic pottery vase fragment

C59

£175.00

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An unusual pottery fragment from a large vessel, moulded and incised to depict an expressive male head.

Culture
Cyprus, Hellenistic period, c. 3rd or 2nd Century BC

Size
8.4 x 6.6 cms

Condition
Fragment as shown

Provenance
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.

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