Chypriote Pierre tête, 24 x 7,5 cm

Chypriote Pierre tête, 24 x 7,5 cm
700 B.C.

This head fragment is in Greek-Cypriot style. It probably belonged to a larger sculpture. It is a female face with very characteristic features such as almond-shaped eyes, a large nose and thick lips. It has a hairstyle with a side ponytail that collects the curly hair.
Due to the archaic style that it presents both in the features and in the form of the carving, this sculpture belongs to a first group of figures made early in the 8th century BC.

Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2014
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery.

Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 526524 with date 07/08/2014

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Informations du lot
tête, 24 x 7,5 cm
Siècle/ Période
700 B.C.
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