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Head of a Votary from the Temple of Golgoi


Artist Unknown (Greek)


600-500 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
Head of a Votary from the Temple of Golgoi, Artist Unknown (Greek)
: Two Votaries
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Medium: Sculpture | Limestone
Size: 12 3/4 in. (32.39 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Cyprus
Culture: Greek, Asia, Middle East, Cyprus
Style: 6th-5th century B.C.
Physical Description: Helmeted and bearded head of a votary of carved limestone; in the archaic Cypriote style; the beard radiating with intersections; the helmet is quilted and framed and allows one row of curls to show above forehead. Ears are showing; a vigorous representa
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 28.22
Added to Site: February 28, 2009