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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.
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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
2008.03.0011.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and with her arms outstretched.
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2008.03.0012.jpg
2008.03.0012.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a standing female wearing a long chiton and with her arms outstretched.
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2008.09.0017.jpg
2008.09.0017.jpg
Front and profile drawing of 14.9.118.
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2008.99.0024.jpg
2008.99.0024.jpg
Front view of two Cypriote figurines,showing standing females. 14.9.118 is the larger figurine on the left.
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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.
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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.
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Archive_Ref reference 1
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Beazley_DB
Height 20.3
Diameters 9.4
Handle_height
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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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