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Lot 2414
This lot from the Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, NC is accompanied by two documents demonstrating that the collection was acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government.

The first document, a one page official message dated January 1990 and signed by Cypriot President George Vassiliou, praises the North Carolina museum and endorses its cultural and historic mission.

The second document is a notarized affidavit signed by the museum's director. It declares that all of the museum's antiquities were acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government and that there were documented visits to the museum by Cypriot dignitaries.

Two Cypro-Archaic Terracotta Warriors, circa 750-500 B.C., the first with a shield (or petasos) hanging on his back; the second one with a well-defined helmet. Both presented on small black plinths.
Tallest 4.75 in. with base.
The helmeted head is Ex. William Biers Collection, U.S.A.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Fragments from larger works.

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Two Cypro-Archaic Terracotta Warriors

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018
Hillsborough, NC, USA