Figurine of a cockerel

Description
Small models of animals and birds like this may have been ‘votive’ items. Traces of white and red pigment survive on this bird which show it was originally brightly coloured. It was found in Cyprus, but the style is influenced by Greek culture.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/519
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a cockerel
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of a cockerel
Dimensions
whole W 90 mm; whole height 105 mm; whole depth 38 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Archaic - 1100-500 BC; Classical - 500-336 BC
Family Group

Material
pottery; terracotta; pigment
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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