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Terracotta Objects in the Cypriote Collection

Exhibition Selection

T-222 - view 1

T-222 - view 2

 

Description: Terracotta Ram; Cypriote Bi-chrome. The figure is hand-made and solid throughout. The stylized body has short, thick legs; the tail is attached to the right hind leg. The neck and muzzle are elongated. The large, prominent horns curve forward; there are also ears in front of the horns. There are faint remains of black and possibly red paint on the head, also a black cross, filled in with red, on the chest, and some red on the front legs.

Date: Cypro-Archaic II (Early 5th cen BC) ?

Dimensions: H. 9.9 cm; L 9.5 cm


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