Limestone statue of man 

He is holding votive offerings to a god. This is a greek statue but with strong eastern influences (the dress and the hairstyle). This is due to in increased contact with the Persian empire. 

Greek Period, 500 - 450 BC, Cypriot style. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum 

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