Figurine of a person carrying a bird

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a person carrying a bird
Simple Name
Full Name
figurine of a man carrying a bird
whole width 80 mm; whole height 140 mm; whole depth 60 mm
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Family Group

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

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