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Object Number: 54-28-127
Current Location: Kourion at the Crossroads
Currently On Display
Provenience: Cyprus
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Locus: Street One, West
Late Arcaic Fill
Height: 19.8cm
Width: 9.2cm
Depth: 6.4cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other NumberT2228 - Field No SF3011 - Other Number


Rider (tall, rounded cap); mass of hair behind and two long braids on each side. The face has large almond shaped swellings for eyes, and very carefully modelled ears. Top of handmade cape shown by incised lines, right shoulder and arms and left forearm exposed. Sits with legs wide-spread, right arm against body, in left held votive offering (?). Much paint directly on clay: in red (thick, semi-lustrous, wine color), cap and cloak; in black, braids and hair behind, three lines around neck, maender pattern on left thigh, marks on left side ofcap; in yellow, flesh (?) (preserved only behind right shoulder); in white, traces, especially with black marks on thigh and cap.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Year of Discovery - Kourion (26 Mar 2016 - 05 Mar 2017)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Young, John H. & Young, Suzanne H. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 161-162, no. 3011, pl. 58View Objects cited in this Publication

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