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Accession_Number 14.9.114
adlib_title Boeotian hollow cast figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Lower half of a figurine (joins Reading 14.9.115), preserving the legs and lower torso of a nude boy, some drapery (a cloak) behind him that is twisted around his right hand, and the rectangular base on which he stands.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description Pinkish-buff
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/4
Decoration Small areas of white at the top of the right thigh, and to the left of feet, suggest that the figure was coverd with white slip (painted?).
Inscriptions
Condition Joins with Reading 14.9.115; surface feels a little rough, back of figurine uneven and has a jagged hole in it. White barely preserved. All over top of base is dark brown deposit (soil?). More of this dark deposit where the top half has broken off.
Technique/Style Hollow cast
Provenance Said to be from the Theban Kabeirion
Period Classical
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0408.jpg
2002.97.0408.jpg
Front view of figurine of a boy, top half missing.
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2002.97.0409.jpg
2002.97.0409.jpg
Back view of figurine of a boy, top half missing, small hole towards the bottom.
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2002.97.0410.jpg
2002.97.0410.jpg
Top view of bottom half of boy figurine, showing uneven break at middle.
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Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 11.9
Diameters Max. W. 6.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. H. base. 2.3
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Georgina; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 09.01.2005; 11.01.2006
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