Terracotta scent-bottle in the form of a winged woman dancing. The woman wears Persian or Phyrgian garments and holds a tambourine. She is probably dancing the oklasma, a dance of Persian origin according to Xenophon. This was danced by hetairai and was popular from the late fifth century onwards.
- 350BC (circa)
- Made in: Attica
- Height: 20 centimetres
- Width: 15.5 centimetres
- Weight: 384 grammes
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA6946
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