Description & Technical information

It consists of a long neck topped by a ring, which depicts the head. Perpendicular to the rest of the body, the arms are marked with a grid pattern. Small incised lines indicate the legs and toes.

Date:  3rd millennium BC.
Period:  Antiquity
Origin:  Cyprus
Medium: Picrolite
Dimensions: 5.5 cm (2¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr Giancarlo Ligabue (1931–2015), acquired prior to 1998
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities