Figurine of a person carrying a bird

Description
Figurines like these were left by worshippers at temples to show people undertaking votive acts. This person is carrying a bird to be sacrificed. The figure’s head is painted with at least two colours but the rest of the body is undecorated.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/91
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a person carrying a bird
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of a man carrying a bird
Dimensions
whole width 80 mm; whole height 140 mm; whole depth 60 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Family Group

Material
pottery; red ware; pigment
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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