Cypriot Limestone Head of a Dignitary

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 600-500 B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 14.3 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2266
Provenance: From the estate of Josef Strasser, Lannach, Styria, Austria. Acquired in the 1960s.
Condition: Face with strong traces of weathering, some wear on the nose, mouth, chin and the front of the headwear.
Description: Limestone head of a young man dating to the archaic period, who is identified as a dignitary due to his conical headwear. The ears are looking out from the high cap. The face, though with strong traces of weathering, still has fine archaic elements like the almond-shaped eyes. The flat back with an inventory number. Mounted.