|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.