Figurine of a female

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a female
Simple Name
Full Name
figurine in the form of a mask of a goddess
whole W 58 mm; whole height 74 mm; whole depth 32 mm
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Archaic - 1100-500 BC
Family Group

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

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