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Cypriot votive moulded pottery figure plaque

C55

£65.00

Out of stock

A votive moulded pottery plaque depicting a figure wearing a conical helmet or head-dress.

Culture
Cyprus, Hellenistic period, 3rd to 1st Century BC

Size
9 x 4.2 cms

Condition
Losses 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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