figures (ritual & belief: representations); votive offering

Terracotta animal/votive figurine, Cyprus, chalky white clay. Finely made, hand moulded model in stylised form of ram (?) (horns on head). Orange/brown painted stripes over and under body as if a blanket. Hole in chest for pouring of libation and single loop handle on back for hanging. Body covered in creamy white slip. Height 86 mm, length 101 mm (longest and widest). Sketch of figurine on review card.

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