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Votary Figure


Artist Unknown (Greek)


c. 470 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G230
Votary Figure, Artist Unknown (Greek)
Votary Figure: Gallery Label - Current
: Two Votaries
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Medium: Sculpture | Limestone
Size: 61 1/4 in. (155.58 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Cyprus, Temple of Golgoi
Culture: Greek, Asia, Middle East, Cyprus, Temple of Golgoi
Style: 6th-5th century B.C.
Physical Description: life-size carved statue of a bearded votary; In the archaic Cypriote style. The features show the mixed oriental style transformed by Hellenic influence; His head bears a wreath of leaves and berries permitting rows of small curls to frame his forehead.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 28.23
Added to Site: February 28, 2009