Cypriot Votive Figure with Conical Headdress

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 6th-5th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 18 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2107
Provenance: Private collection Surgeon-General Dr. Josef Mayer-Riefenthaler, Vienna, Austria. Acquired in Cyprus in the 1960s, during his deployment as UN soldier.
Condition: Intact
Description: Terracotta figure of a nude woman, wearing only opulent ear- and neck jewellery, foot ring around the ankles and a high, conical head dress. The bent arms holding the big, round breasts. The back is flat. Exceptional figure of the Cypriot-archaic period with distinctly oriental influence. With the artist’s fingerprints.