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A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD
CLASSICAL ART
A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD

CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD
circa 5th century b.c.
With a thick, long, crinkly beard and a mustache with striated details, the slightly bulging almond-shaped eyes with raised lids, with pendant earrings in his prominent ears, wearing a turban with rolled edges over an expanse of hair with vertical striations framing the face and long crinkly strands behind the ears, a large rectangular mortice below in back for attachment, traces of polychrome
6¾in. (17.15cm.) high
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