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Terracotta female figurine, probably a votary; mould-made head attached to a crude plank-like body (lower part missing) with a slightly concave surface; her arms are raised in adoration (right arm now lost); the face is small but finely detailed: rounded face with oval, somewhat bulging eyes; full lips; long culy hair falling on either side of the head, secured in pig-tails; made of buff clay with black painted decoration: stripes across the body; right arm lost.
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Height: 15.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an analysis of the iconography and manufacturing techniques of the Lapithos workshops based similar material in the Louvre from the same source, see Yon and Caubet 1988, esp. 11-13; also Caubet et al. 1998, 244-53.
Caubet A. et al. 1988, Musée du Louvre. Départment des Antiquités Orientales. L'art des Modeleurs d'argile. Antiquités de Chypre. Coroplastique. Tomb 1 (Paris).
Yon M. and Caubet A 1988, 'Un culte populaire de la Grande Déesse à Lapithos', RDAC 1988/2, 1-17, esp. 11-13.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
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