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Cypriot limestone veiled head

C88

£120.00

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A limestone sculpture fragment depicting a veiled head with traces of pink surface pigment.

Culture
Cyprus, c. 6th or 5th Century BC

Size
5.6 x 6.3 cms

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Major-General Edward Ranulph Kenyon CB CMG (1854-1937), Shropshire, UK; acquired in Cyprus between 1883-1886 and thence passed by family descent. ER Kenyon was Commissioner of Kyrenia in North Cyprus between 1883-1886 and a founder of the Cyprus Society.

A photocopy of a letter by Kenyon’s wife dated 1925 and mentioning the antiquities is available upon request.

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