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A Cypriote Limestone Head of a Woman, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.
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A Cypriote Limestone Head of a Woman, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.
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Details & Cataloguing

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A Cypriote Limestone Head of a Woman, circa 2nd/1st Century B.C.
with centrally parted hair bound in a fillet and surmounted by a veil; mouth and nose restored.
Height 31 cm.
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Provenance

estate of Jean and Suzanne Joubert, Angers, acquired in the 1960s (Ivoire Anger/Saumur, Xavier de la Perraudière, commissaire-priseur, Angers, October 22nd, 2014, no. 66, illus.)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Similar heads are in Geneva (J. Chamay and J.-L. Maier, Art grec. Sculptures en pierre du Musée de Genève, 1990, p. 13, no. 12, pl. 11), and in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania (D. Gilman Romano and I. Bald Romano, Catalogue of the Classical Collections of the Glencairn Museum, 1999, p. 7, no. 10). For Cypriote sculpture of the Hellenistic period in general see J. Breton Connelly, Votive Sculpture of Hellenistic Cyprus, 1988.

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