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Accession_Number 14.9.117
adlib_title Cypriote moulded figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Standing female, holding tambourine, tympanum or phiale in right hand across body.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Pinkish-grey
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Female wears ceremonial dress suggesting she may be a priestess, of long chiton, necklace with central drop bead and diadem or kalathos on her head. Incision around head and neck.
Inscriptions
Condition Some features
Technique/Style Moulded
Provenance Achna, Cyprus
Period Cypro-classical I
Date 600-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.12.0008.jpg
2007.12.0008.jpg

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2008.01.0033.jpg
2008.01.0033.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines, showing standing females. 14.9.117 is the smaller figurine on the right.
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2008.01.0035.jpg
2008.01.0035.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines, showing standing females. 14.9.117 is the smaller figurine on the right.
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2008.01.0036.jpg
2008.01.0036.jpg
Back view of two Cypriote figurines, showing the flat back of standing females. 14.9.117 is the smaller figurine on the right.
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Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and holding a tamburine (?) in her hand.
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Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and holding a tamburine (?) in her hand.
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2008.09.0016.jpg
2008.09.0016.jpg
Front and profile drawing of 14.9.117.
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2008.99.0023.jpg
2008.99.0023.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines, showing standing females. 14.9.117 is the smaller figurine on the right.
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Comparanda cf. BM Cat. (F.N. Pryce) I.2 pp.95ff. Type 28. (limestone) and, especially, H.B. Walkers, B.M. Cat. Terracottas A83 and plate I - 'Artemis types'.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 16.8
Diameters
Handle_height
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Sadie; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 20.11.2009; 11.01.2006; 09.05.2016
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