Figurine of a female head

Description
This is part of pottery figurine of a woman or goddess which was found ‘among debris near Larnica, Cyprus, 1867’. Figurines were very popular votive items in the ancient world and were left as offerings in temples of placed in shrines in the home.
Accession Loan No.
A505
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine, head
Collector / Excavator
White, C.B., Rear-Admiral
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
figurine of a female head
Material
ceramic
Period Classification
Cypriot Classical - 500-325 BC
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Production Year Low
-300
Production Year High
-200
Collection Town
Larnica
Collection Site Name
Larnica
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:46
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:55

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