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Limestone group of three women dancing in a circle, probably votaries performing a sacred ritual. The three plank-like bodies, facing inwards, sit on a circular base; all three lean outwards, their hands joined to form a ring; the detailing is very schematic: the incisded detail on the outside shows that they are wearing ankle-length tunics and cloaks which are pulled over the top of the head; the surviving head (two are reconstructions) have oval faces with almond-shaped eyes and slightly pointed noses.Traces of red paint on the head, neck and bodies.
- Made in: Cyprus
- Excavated/Findspot: Sanctuary of Artemis
- (Europe,Cyprus,Achna,Sanctuary of Artemis)
- Height: 11.5 centimetres
Acquisition details unclear in register, "From excavations in Cyprus".
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA2805
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