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Statue with isolinear feet, attached to a base tablet. Flat body, in two halves; the lower part with a collar at the upper end for keeping upper part in place. Bulging breast, sloping shoulders. Right arm was vertical. Left arm is bent; the hand was holding object (sacrificial knife?). Cylindrical neck, broad, trapezoid head, square-cut beard. The plaits are indicated by contiguous, vertical bands of incised chevrons. Somewhat protruding mouth with slightly smiling lips. Nose with curved, broad tip, almond-shaped eyes, eyelids in relief, curved eyebrow lines, rather straight, broad forehead. Ears with terracotta earrings. Hair covered by a veil falling along neck towards shoulder and kept in place by a twisted band. Back-hole and hole on top of head. The figure is dressed in a long chiton of which the upper border is marked by two incised lines and lower border by a broad band with incisions of oblique lines and a triangle in the middle. Above the chiton a short mantle, thrown around both shoulders and left arm, falling along back. Traces of red and black paint on beard and mantle.

Details

  • Title: Statue
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: -0600/-0540
  • Physical Dimensions: h1740 mm
  • Type: Statue
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/se/
  • Place Part Of: Cyprus
  • Excavation: Ajia Irini, Cyprus

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