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Accession_Number 47.2.33
adlib_title Cypriote figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Standing, mouldmade female, holding tamborine and wearing pointed cap. Ears and nose most prominent facial features, with virtually no mouth visible, fingers incised.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Buff-grey
Munsell_color 10Y 8/2
Decoration Little indication of clothing or its design, which would have been painted. Faint traces of red on face, neck and both sides of the tambourine.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, but bottom of nose missing and right ear more worn than left. Some chipping on the lower body. Some concretion to back around arms and tambourine.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown, but similar to Larnaca, Kamelarga finds.
Period
Date 600-475
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2005.81.0001.jpg
2005.81.0001.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2005.81.0026.jpg
2005.81.0026.jpg
Rear view of a Cypriote figurine, showing the flat back of a female holding a tambourine.
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2005.81.0027.jpg
2005.81.0027.jpg
Rear view of a Cypriote figurine, showing the flat back of a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0114.jpg
2007.99.0114.jpg
Front view of three Cypriote figurines. 47.2.33 is the central one.
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2007.99.0122.jpg
2007.99.0122.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0123.jpg
2007.99.0123.jpg
Detail of the head and torso fo a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0124.jpg
2007.99.0124.jpg
Detail of the head and torso fo a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0125.jpg
2007.99.0125.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0126.jpg
2007.99.0126.jpg
Rear view of a Cypriote figurine, showing the flat back of a female holding a tambourine.
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2007.99.0127.jpg
2007.99.0127.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2008.99.0149.jpg
2008.99.0149.jpg
Front view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine..
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2008.99.0150.jpg
2008.99.0150.jpg
Detail of the head and torso fo a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2008.99.0151.jpg
2008.99.0151.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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2008.99.0152.jpg
2008.99.0152.jpg
Rear view of a Cypriote figurine, showing the flat back of a female holding a tambourine.
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2008.99.0153.jpg
2008.99.0153.jpg
Side view of a Cypriote figurine, showing a female holding a tambourine.
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Comparanda
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Beazley_DB
Height 19.0
Diameters 4.4 at base
Handle_height
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Location Citizenship
Edited_by Sadie
Date_edited 20.01.2009
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