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A LARGE CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA STANDING FIGURE

A LARGE CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA STANDING FIGURE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 415252
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Sizeable standing figure of a woman, both arms bent in front, supporting her breasts, veil covering her head, long tunic tied with a girdle. Her long hair, falling on her shoulders. Her oval face with almond shaped eyes, protruding nose and lips. Wearing necklaces and pendant on chest. 12 1/2 inches high. Repaired. Mounted. Late 6th Century B.C. From an old New Jersey collection. For a close parallel,see Cypriote Antiquities in the Pierides collection, Larnaca, Cyprus, # 80.