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Female votive figurine

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The head and bust of a woman are preserved in this votive figurine preserves. Her drapery is wrapped over head and crosses her breast, where it is held by one hand. The figurine may come from Kition - Salines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Cypro-Classical or Hellenistic Period, 4th or 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.199

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture