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Updated: 14 April 2015
Marble figurine of a man of the 'hunter-warrior' type. Carved with diagonal shoulder strap and belt. Right arm folded across waist and left across chest. Ghosts of painted eyes on face. Slight damage to feet but otherwise complete, with repair at waist where two pieces joined. Surface heavily encrusted.
- Made in: Cyclades
- Height: 21.6 centimetres
This figurine belongs to a small group of Cycladic figurines that have been called ‘hunter-warriors’. These are male, and the type is defined by the presence of a diagonal band or baldric across the chest, sometimes accompanied by a belt and a dagger.
p. 53, 176, fig. 27a, plate 49
Getz-Gentle, P. (2001). Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture.
- Purchased through: Robert Haber Associates, New York
- With contribution from: Mrs Barbara G Fleischman
- With contribution from: The Art Fund
- With contribution from: American Friends of the British Museum
- With contribution from: The Curtain Foundation
- With contribution from: Jack Ryan
- With contribution from: Betsy Ryan
- With contribution from: Patrons of the British Museum
- Previous owner/ex-collection: Wolfgang Robert Paalen
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA88073
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