Over-lifesize bearded head wearing a conical helmet


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The beard assumes a roughly rectangular shape. It is composed of four smooth strands separated by incised lines and rounded off at the bottom. The lips show a faint smile. The short wide nose and the stiff mouth have been partially restored in plaster. The eyeballs, that which protrude more at the top than below, are in the shape of half-moons; the arch of the eyebrows follows that of the upper eyelids. Two earrings were probably attached to each schematic and partially broken earlobe. The very flat forehead is partly covered by the helmet, the peak of which curves in at the back of the head, that which is broken.

Over-lifesize bearded head wearing a conical helmet, Limestone, Cypriot

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