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Accession_Number 47.2.26
adlib_title Cypriote figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Kourotrophos figurine of woman and child. Rectangular block with mouldmade face and flat back. Infant suckles at left breast.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Distinctive ovoid headdress more characteristic of the dea gravida (pregnant goddess). No paint remains, incision for fingers.
Inscriptions
Condition Worn, especially facial features. Nose chipped.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Cypro-archaic II
Date 650-475
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Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman with child.
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Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman with child.
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Back view of a Cypriote figurine, showing the flat back.
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Height 9.6
Diameters 6.0
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Location Household
Edited_by Jessica; Kinsey; Sadie
Date_edited 25.06.2003; 06.01.2006; 27.01.2009.
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