figure (ritual & belief: representations); votive offering; grave good

Terracotta figurine of horse and rider, Cypriot. It is made of white gritty clay, and white slipped. It is a hand moulded figurine, consisting of a stylised horse with ear, mane and tail detail, and a stylised rider with the hands grasping the mane. The detail of the rider's head is fine, with a large nose, square jaw, ears and hair lappets added. The rider wears a pointed headdress in Phrygian style. The figure is unpainted.

as a tomb gift

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