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Cypro-Archaic limestone head of a youth Cypro-Archaic limestone head of a youth
CYPRO-ARCHAIC LIMESTONE HEAD OF A YOUTH

With a cap-like hairdo of snail curls, almond-shaped eyes with offset lids, and an oval face with pointed chin; traces of red paint indicate the pupils.

Ca. 600 BC

H. 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm.)

Ex collection of the Sarasin family, acquired between 1960-1970.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 76.

Cf. for the style of the face and hair: Karageorghis - 1977, 44., pl. XXXV, 3.XXXVI, 4, XXXVII, 2. For the eyes cf. Schmidt - 1968, 27, pl. 43, T 236, T 2799.

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$4,500


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