Female figurine playing a lyre

Description
This pottery figurine depicts a woman or goddess in draped clothing, with a necklace, bracelet and head-dress and and carrying a lyre. Substantial traces of red pigment survive on her clothing. During the Cypriot Iron Age figurines like this were very popular offerings left in temples.
Accession Loan No.
1887/10/89
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
female figurine playing a lyre
Collector / Excavator
Kennedy, CM
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
female figurine playing a lyre
Material
ceramic; pigment
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC; Cypriot Classical - 500-325 BC
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:45
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:54

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