University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-28-184
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Votive Deposit
Early Date: -275
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Height: 4.9 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Depth: 4 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number:T-X-35 - Field No SF
2389 - 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 vertical incisions. Large protruding eyes with heavy long upper lid and projecting egg-shaped pupil; no lower lid. Short thick lips and traces of slight dropping mustache; heavy aquiline nose. A coarse, cruel face." "(high tiara, flaps down)." Top of tiara missing.


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. 2389View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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