Figurine of a person carrying an animal

Description
Figurines like these were very popular in Iron Age Cyprus. They were left by worshippers at temples to show people undertaking votive acts. This person is carrying an animal to be sacrificed.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/93
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of a man carrying an animal
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
figurine of a person carrying an animal
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 90 mm; whole height 180 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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