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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
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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
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
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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2008.03.0013.jpg
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
Front and profile drawing of 14.9.117.
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2008.99.0023.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines, showing standing females. 14.9.117 is the smaller figurine on the right.
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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