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Accession_Number 34.10.24
adlib_title Boeotian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Standing female (Leda), left leg slightly bent. Naked with cloak over left leg and held up behind by left hand; swan, with neck stretched upwards, held against right hip. Clay light brown. White slip, blue on cloak. Large rectangular opening in back. On the back of the base is a piece of paper with the number 140 written on it.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but not intact. Top of left arm has broken off and been glued back on. Blue of cloak still faintly visible, but a lot of brown deposit is evident all over the figurine. The top of the head is covered with an even darker deposit, that also encases right shoulder and arm. The swan is also entirely covered by it. Inside the back of the figurine is a whitish deposit, and the surface is very rough, with scratches and air bubbles in it.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date 350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0403.jpg
2002.97.0403.jpg
Front view of the front of standing female Boeotian figurine, showing cloak being raised by left arm.
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2002.97.0404.jpg
2002.97.0404.jpg
Front view of standing female figurine with her left arm raised.
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2002.97.0405.jpg
2002.97.0405.jpg
View of top half of female (Leda) figurine.
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2002.97.0406.jpg
2002.97.0406.jpg
View of female figurine facing to the left showing cloak being raised by left arm.
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2002.97.0407.jpg
2002.97.0407.jpg
View of back of female figurine with large rectangular hole showing hollow centre.
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2004.95.0122.jpg
2004.95.0122.jpg
Front view of the side of a female Boeotian figurine on its back, showing missing sections.
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2004.95.0123.jpg
2004.95.0123.jpg
Front view of the bottom of a female Boeotian figurine on its back, showing missing sections.
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2004.95.0124.jpg
2004.95.0124.jpg
Front view of of the top of a female Boeotian figurine on its back, showing missing sections.
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Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 21.5
Diameters Diam. 6.2
Handle_height
Other_dims. Diam of base. 7.2
Location 9
Edited_by Georgina
Date_edited 29.08.02
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