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Accession_Number 34.10.16
adlib_title Boeotian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Pappas figurine with polos and beak-like face. Solid, hand-made, with triangular arms and flat back; concave resting surface.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description Orange
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Red (for black?) stripes on front; dress; necklace.
Inscriptions
Condition Comprised of two rejoined pieces. Decoration on the front has faded, and resting surface is very uneven, as is the back. There are small scratches all over the surface and small holes at the top of the head. The back reveals lots of small cracks and holes. There is a white deposit on the chest area, which can also be found inside the base, as well as running along the cracks on the back.
Technique/Style
Provenance Boeotia
Period
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0379.jpg
2002.97.0379.jpg
Bottom view of a Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine.
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2002.97.0380.jpg
2002.97.0380.jpg
Front view of Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine cracked in the centre and faint remains of red decoration.
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2002.97.0381.jpg
2002.97.0381.jpg
Back of Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine showing several holes in surface.
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2004.08.0005.jpg
2004.08.0005.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine, with geometric ornament.
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2004.08.0006.jpg
Right side view of a Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine.
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2004.95.0055.jpg
2004.95.0055.jpg
Front view of Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine cracked in the centre and faint remains of red decoration.
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2004.95.0056.jpg
2004.95.0056.jpg
Side view of a Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine laying down.
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2004.95.0057.jpg
2004.95.0057.jpg
Top view of Boeotian 'Pappas' figurine showing arms outright.
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Comparanda Cf. Rhitsona 86.293, Ure, Aryballoi and Figurines, pl. XIII and ibid. 117.2 (except chin).
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 17.2
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. body 4.9 (not including arms); W. foot 6.2
Location History grave
Edited_by Georgina; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 02.06.2004; 18.01.2006
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