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    Pottery: fragment of clay mould for Arretine bowl.
    In the middle are two women to right, one looking over the other's right shoulder; the foremost holds up something in both hands, and wears long chiton and himation. The one behind has her right hand on her hip, and wears long chiton and himation, veiling her head and covering left arm. On the right is a youthful figure dancing to left, with left leg advanced and head turned back, over which his hands are clasped; he wears a chiton exomis, leaving right shoulder bare. On the left a similar figure plays the double flute, working a κρουπεζα (scabellum) with right foot to mark time; he wears a short girt chiton. Behind him is a flower; above the design, vine-wreath with grapes, between a row of beads and a wreath.


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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.2 centimetres (max)
    • Diameter: 11.5 centimetres (max)
  • Bibliography

    • Roman Pottery L104 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

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Object reference number: GAA54860

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