Seated limestone kourotrophos


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Statue of "nursing mother" with long veil seated on high-backed throne.

The woman occupies a seat with a partially broken back and armrests. On her knees she holds a small baby who wears a hood. Her right hand rests on the child’s knees. She wears a chiton painted red on her chest. The himation, which extends over her head like a veil, covers the arms and falls over the legs; the edge is painted red. There is a bracelet on the right wrist and a necklace at the base of the neck. The features of the round face are coarse. There are locks on the forehead under the veil.

Seated limestone kourotrophos, Limestone, Cypriot

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