A marble head of a goddess (perhaps the Great Goddess or Aphrodite) wearing a tall mural crown. It was purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1930, with the catalogue noting that it comes from Cyprus.
Monloup - Salamine de Chypre. XIV. Les terres cuites classiques. Un sanctuaire de la grande déesse
- Wellcome Number
- Other Identity
- EC264 (number deleted) | 40/3 (circular serrated label)
- Auction Details
- Head of a goddess wearing a tall head-dress, another of a man wearing a Phrygian cap, and another with laurel wreath, all Phoenician, from Cyprus.
- Previous Owner
- Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)