A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD OF HERAKLES
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA EARLY 5TH CENTURY B.C.
4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) high
Louis de Clercq (1836-1901), Paris.
Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner.
A. de Ridder, Collection de Clercq, Catalogue Tome V: Les Antiquités Chypriotes, Paris, 1908, no. 83.
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