A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A RAM
5TH CENTURY B.C.
Recumbent, with horned head turned to the side, traces of pigment, repaired, 5½ in. (14 cm.) long; a Cypriot terracotta standing draped female figure wearing a cloak with peaked hood, and beaded necklaces, mounted, circa 4th Century B.C., from Amathus, 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; a Sicilian terracotta female head wearing polos headdress, mounted, early 5th Century B.C., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; a terracotta female bust protome, mounted, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high; a terracotta bearded male head, mounted, 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high; an Elamite terracotta relief plaque of a nude goddess, wearing elaborate horned headdress and beaded necklets, repaired, mounted, second half of 2nd millennium B.C., 5¾ in. (14.9 cm.) high; and a Greek bronze mirror, with beaded edge, the handle terminal in the form of a winged siren surmounting an Ionic capital, scrolling volutes above and below, an ivy-leaf on the reverse, the disc broken in several pieces, circa 5th Century B.C., 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high overall (7)
French private collection, acquired in the 1930s; and thence by descent.
Item two: inscribed on the back "Phenicien, trouvé à Amathus, Lawrence Cesnola Collection".