Figurine of a female

Description
A mask made of red terracotta, representing a goddess wearing a high, spreading head-dress. Dating from between 1100 and 500 BC, it was a votive offering, given to the goddess in return for the granting of a wish from the donor.
It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/485
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a female
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine in the form of a mask of a goddess
Dimensions
whole W 58 mm; whole height 74 mm; whole depth 32 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Archaic - 1100-500 BC
Family Group

Material
pottery; terracotta
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Site Name
Rhodes?
Collection Country
Greece
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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