University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-28-127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Street One, West
Late Arcaic Fill
Height: 19.8 cm
Width: 9.2 cm
Depth: 6.4 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number:T2228 - Field No SF
3011 - 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:

Kourion (Curium) Excavations of the University Museum 1934-1954 (1955 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Cyprus (1969 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Year of Discovery - Kourion at the Crossroads: Exploring Ancient Cyprus (26 Mar 2016 - 05 Mar 2017) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Young, Suzanne H., and Young, John H. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 161-162, no. 3011, pl. 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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