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Votive clay figure tapering at one end with moulded nose, eyes, mouth and hair.

Details

votive figure
2004.609
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Archaeology
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  votive figure
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  votive figure

Place
Cyprus, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Cyprus 

Materials & techniques
clay
Additional material & technique information
material: clay (overall)
Measurements
overall:115 x 35 x 42 mm
Additional measurement information
overall:115 x 35 x 42 mm

Collected c. 1987 in Cyprus and passed to the Museum by Mr Weeks, 'Caprice', 60 Bleadon Hill, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset. The collector was an FCO based in Nicosia.


Related objects
scroll painting (object-56265)
Related subjects
object name (Horniman Ethno.): votive figures

Record created 2004-02-11 by LOWEN
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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