Cypriot large terracotta votive head fragmentC127
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.
Cyprus, Cypro-Archaic I-II, c. 750-480 BC
13.7 x 10.3 cms, 19.5 cms including stand
Fragment as shown
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.