Cypriot pottery figure of a turtle

C88

£350.00

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A pottery figure of a turtle with traces of painted decoration on the right eye. Depictions of turtles and tortoises are rare in Cypriot art.

Culture
Cyprus, Cypro-Archaic period, c. 750-475 BC

Size
8 x 5.2 cms

Condition
Intact apart from a chipped front leg

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, UK; acquired 1980’s.

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