Figurine of a horse and warrior

Description
Clay models of horses and riders were very popular in Iron Age Cyprus. They were often placed in tombs and may have represented the person being buried. This figure is decorated with red and black painted details.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/97
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of a horse and warrior
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
figurine of a horse and warrior
Production Country
Cyprus
Material
pottery; pigment
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Family Group

Dimensions
whole W 45 mm; whole height 170 mm; whole depth 170 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:42
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:51

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