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Accession_Number REDMG:1958.39.1
adlib_title Cypriote wheel-made; mould-made female figure
Shape Female figure
Shape_description Wheel-made female figurine, with mould-made face.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Sandy
Munsell_color 10YR 6/8
Decoration Headdress with decorative segmented fillets reaching to shoulders. Hand-made thick club-like arms with individual fingers, right hand lost, probably held offering. Area object covered suggests it was larger than a tambourine. Traces of red paint, especially on right lower body and one breast painted red.
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Condition Part of splayed base missing, some concretion on back. Face worn, eyes depicted with paint now lost. Nose damaged, ears protrude although now worn.
Technique/Style Wheel-made; mould-made
Provenance
Period Cypro-Archaic I-II
Date 7-6 c BC
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Image
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Detailed view of the face of a medium Cypriote female figure.
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Detailed view of the face of a medium Cypriote female figure.
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Detail of the missing right arm of a Cypriote figurine, showing a male with moulded head.
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Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a man standing with his left arm along the side.
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Back view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a man standing with his left arm along the side.
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Over head view of a Cypriote figurine.
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View of the base of a Cypriote figurine, showing the hollow interior.
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View of the base of a Cypriote figurine, showing the hollow interior.
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Detail of the left arm and hand of a Cypriote figurine.
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Detail of the left arm and hand of a Cypriote figurine.
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Front view of a medium Cypriote female figure.
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Left side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a man standing with his left arm along the side.
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Back view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a man standing with his left arm along the side.
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Right side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a man standing and missing his right hand.
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Comparanda Karageorghis 1993, 70-1, nos. 246 and 248, pl. XLIX and 102-6 for comments on and bibliography for technique.
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Height 34.5
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Location Reading Museum
Edited_by Amy; Joana Varela
Date_edited 20.05.2011; 05.04.2017
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