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Accession_Number L.2016.3.14
adlib_title Female dancer figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Female dancer, slightly turned to her left in a likewise slight step position. Her right arm slopes down, her left arm is raised and she is looking to her left hand, which is bent backwards. A hole in mentioned hand gives rise to the suspicion that she is holding an (missing) object. There is another hole at her left heel.
Material Bronze
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Decoration The dancer wears a short chiton, only fixed on the right shoulder; left breast and shoulder are bare. Those characteristics are associated with a Maenad. Her hair is tied together to a long plait.
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Condition Intact; not deposits. The surface is slightly worn.
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Beazley_DB
Height 6.7
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Location Ure Museum
Edited_by Julia; Joana Varela
Date_edited 02.06.2016; 19.04.2017
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