The solid mold-made figurine is probably a vase attachment. The back is handmade and roughly finished; at the bottom, the fracture slants upward, as if the figure had broken from a corresponding surface, such as the slanting shoulder of a vessel.
Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, Cyprus
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