Cypriot Idol

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 1450-1200 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 20.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2063
Provenance: Private collection Surgeon-General Dr. Josef Mayer-Riefenthaler, Vienna, Austria. Acquired in Cyprus in the 1960s, during his deployment as UN soldier.
Condition: Completely intact.
Description: Handmade, hollow figure of a stylized nude woman. The flattened head with big round eyes, a long, pointed nose and downwards bent ears. The arms are placed under the pointy breasts, the vulva is lushly depicted by incisions and color. The legs pointing from the broad pelvis downwards. The naval is outstandingly big. Many color remains, especially on the head and neck.