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Object Number:
54-28-127
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Locus:
Street One, West
Late Arcaic Fill
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Terracotta
Description:
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: inred (thich, semi-lustrous, wine color), cap and cloack; in black, braids and hair behind, three lines around neck, maender pattern on left thigh, marks on lefft side ofcap; in yellow, llesh (?) (preserved only behind right shoulder; n white, traces, especially with black marks on thigh and cap.
Height:
19.8cm
Width:
9.2cm
Depth:
6.4cm
Credit Line:
Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden
Other Number:
T2228   -   Field No SF
3011   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

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