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Accession_Number 47.2.29
adlib_title Cypriote figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Female tambourine player, with wheelmade body, moulded face and handmade arms. Facial features well preserved. Right hand plays tambourine and is placed higher than left.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Orange
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Red tinge to body, suggesting originally covered in red wash. Black horizontal stripes across body and above left arm. Vertical black stripes on lower body. Black on back of head.
Inscriptions
Condition Lower part of body missing. Concretion all over figurine, especially at the back of the head and left hand side of body.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown, compare Larnaca, Kamelarga finds
Period Cypro-Archaic I
Date 750-475
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Attribution
Image
2005.81.0004.jpg
2005.81.0004.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player
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2005.81.0016.jpg
2005.81.0016.jpg
Rear view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tambourine player
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2008.01.0010.jpg
2008.01.0010.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.01.0011.jpg
2008.01.0011.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.01.0012.jpg
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Right profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.01.0013.jpg
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Left profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.99.0001.jpg
2008.99.0001.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.99.0002.jpg
2008.99.0002.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.99.0003.jpg
2008.99.0003.jpg
Right profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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2008.99.0004.jpg
2008.99.0004.jpg
Left profile of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female tamburine player.
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Height 18.0
Diameters 4.8
Handle_height
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Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Kinsey; Sadie
Date_edited 11.01.2006; 20.01.2009
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