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
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of a man carrying a bird
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
figurine of a person carrying a bird
Material
pottery; red ware; pigment
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 80 mm; whole height 140 mm; whole depth 60 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:42
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:51

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