University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-28-112
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Archaic Precinct Fill
Date Made: 7th century BC(?)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Height: 20.4 cm
Width: 7.3 cm
Depth: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number:T1523 - Field No SF
775 - Other Number

Description

Unmoulded, solid. "Standing female figure. Missing: forearms nose, right toes, parts of strap and object held by it. Added features, including ears and mouth, browns slightly modelled. Long added mass of hair reaching below shoulders behind. Added pointed breasts. Short, thigh-length tenic, necklace with plain pendant and broad fringed strap over left shoulder, diagonally across body and under right arm; over this, on left shoulder, a thong which held missing object under left arm (bow & quiver?). Legs modelled separately from knees down; six toes roughly indicated by incision. Clay not unlike local, but fired to pinkish buff on surface, bright orange within."


Bibliography:

[Book] Karageorghis, Vassos. 1998. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus V: The Cypro-Archaic Period Small Female Figurines.. A.G. Leventis Foundation. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 25, no. I(v)8, pl. XV:2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Young, Suzanne H., and Young, John H. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38, no. 775, pl. 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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