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Cypriot large terracotta votive head fragment

C127

£1,600.00

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A head from a large terracotta figure of a female votary with elaborate applied hair and jewellery ornaments. The distinctive smooth facial features combined with applied decoration is similar to pieces found in Agia Irini.

Culture
Cyprus, Cypro-Archaic I-II, c. 750-480 BC

Size
13.7 x 10.3 cms, 19.5 cms including stand

Condition
Fragment as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Nantes, France; acquired by inheritance. Probably purchased from the dealer Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996) prior to 1974.
Mounted on a perspex display stand.

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