Cypriot pottery figure of a turtleC88
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.
Cyprus, Cypro-Archaic period, c. 750-475 BC
8 x 5.2 cms
Intact apart from a chipped front leg
Ex. private collection, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, UK; acquired 1980’s.