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Accession_Number 47.2.28
adlib_title Cypriote figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Cylindrical, wheelmade figurine with mouldmade face and handmade arms. Holds quadruped, possibly kid, goat or sheep, with distinctive pellet eye.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Reddish Orange
Munsell_color 5YR 8/6
Decoration Traces of black paint on chest, left arm and back of head, faint stripe on body.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, but large part of body broken off, also part of right side of the head. Concretion build up below chin and neck. Large deposits along left hand side.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown, similar to Larnaca, Kamelarga finds
Period Cypro-Archaic I-II
Date 750-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.81.0005.jpg
2005.81.0005.jpg
Top view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2005.81.0017.jpg
2005.81.0017.jpg
Back view of a Cypriote figurine, showing ventilation hole.
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2008.01.0014.jpg
2008.01.0014.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.01.0015.jpg
2008.01.0015.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.01.0016.jpg
2008.01.0016.jpg
Left profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.01.0017.jpg
2008.01.0017.jpg
Right profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.01.0018.jpg
2008.01.0018.jpg
Back view of a Cypriote figurine, showing ventilation hole.
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2008.99.0005.jpg
2008.99.0005.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.99.0006.jpg
2008.99.0006.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.99.0007.jpg
2008.99.0007.jpg
Left profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.99.0008.jpg
2008.99.0008.jpg
Right profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a woman holding a small animal.
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2008.99.0009.jpg
2008.99.0009.jpg
of a Cypriote figurine, showing ventilation hole.
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Beazley_DB
Height 23.0
Diameters Cylinder 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. Elbow width 8.1; sheep width 3.9
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Sadie; Kinsey
Date_edited 21.01.09; 11.01.2006
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