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Cypriot large pottery votive female figure

£350.00

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A tall hollow moulded votive pottery figure in the form of a highly stylised standing woman.

Culture
Cyprus, c. 6th Century BC

Size
27.5 x 8.2 cms

Condition
Some surface chips otherwise intact

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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