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Limestone statue of a female figure


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Title/s

Limestone statue of a female figure

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

woman, holding bowl. This type of statue is typical of Archaic Greek art and is thought to have been influcenced by Egyptian statuary of the Late Period. This type of statue would be dedicated at a sanctuary.

Field Collection

Naukratis Egypt

Dimensions

height 20 cm

Period

archaic

Date

680 B.C. — 520 B.C.

Provenance

given: the Egypt Exploration Fund 1887 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. [Unknown: Samos 7]
    Source title: Samos (
    [comments: 115]
  2. Budde, Ludwig
    Nicholls, Richard
    (1967) Catalogue of the Greek and Roman sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1967)
    [comments: no. 18, pl. 4]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

GR.2.1887 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 66072; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-14)

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