Female figurine

Description
This figurine depicts a woman with both arms raised. It is very worn but seems to have been very simply decorated. During the Cypriot Iron Age figurines like this were very popular offerings left in temples and probably depict goddesses. The man who donated this object to the museum was Commissioner of Larnaca between 1879 and 1908 and collected many archaeological objects during his time on the island of Cyprus. Unfortunately he did not record where any of the objects were discovered.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/88
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
female figurine
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
female figurine, arms outstretched
Production Year Low
-750
Production Year High
-480
Family Group

Material
ceramic
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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