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Accession_Number 14.9.118
adlib_title Cypriote figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Mouldmade female with flat back and stumplike arms.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Pinkish-grey
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Dressed in long chiton, wearing necklace, earrings and a veil covering her head. Stumplike arms and her lack of feet suggest she may have formed part of a ring of dancers originally on a plinth.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, a small section from the left eye to the nose is missing, chips around left arm, right arm broken. Chips on legs.
Technique/Style
Provenance Achna
Period Cypro-Classical I
Date 600-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2008.01.0034.jpg
2008.01.0034.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines,showing standing females. 14.9.118 is the larger figurine on the left.
2008.03.0010.jpg
2008.03.0010.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and with her arms outstretched.
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2008.03.0011.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and with her arms outstretched.
2008.03.0012.jpg
2008.03.0012.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and with her arms outstretched.
2008.09.0017.jpg
2008.09.0017.jpg
Front and profile drawing of 14.9.118.
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2008.99.0024.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines,showing standing females. 14.9.118 is the larger figurine on the left.
2008.99.0025.jpg
2008.99.0025.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines,showing standing females. 14.9.118 is the larger figurine on the left.
2008.99.0026.jpg
2008.99.0026.jpg
Back view of two Cypriote figurines,showing the flat back of standing females. 14.9.118 is the larger figurine on the right.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 20.3
Diameters 9.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Jessica; Kinsey; Sadie; Julia
Date_edited 19th June 2003; 11.01.2006; 20.01.2009; 09.05.2016
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