University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-28-182
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Votive Deposit
Early Date: -275
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 3.9 cm
Depth: 3.4 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number:TX20 - Field No SF
2394 - Other Number

Description

Head. Solid, molded, from Mold 20B. "Face narrow and angular (the mold of considerable depth). Short pointed beard joining short-cut hair at sides of face; both beard and hair marked with coarse veritcal incisions. Large protruding eyes with heavy long upper lid and projecting egg-shaped pupil; no lower lid. Short thick lips and traces of slight drooping mustache; heavy aquiline nose. A coarse, cruel face." "(low tiara, double flaps up)."


Bibliography:

[Book] Young, Suzanne H., and Young, John H. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 113, no. 2394View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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