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Baked clay group of two figures; pair of musicians, boy and girl playing cymbals and the harp; they stand in contraposto on a rectangular plinth, the boy on the right, clad in a loin cloth; the girl on the left is clad in a short-sleeved tunic with two vertical folds on the front and a round bordered neckline; the boy clashes cymbals, and the girl is playing a harp which she holds against the lef t sounder sounding its strings with the right hand; both wear heavy wreaths, bound at the front; round smiling faces; double mould, front half; back filled up by hand; red clay; remnants of lime wash, and red paint on his flesh, black paint on the background; broken recently in two pieces, modern repair.
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- 2ndC BC-2ndC
Height: 18.50 centimetres (With Base)
Height: 16.50 centimetres
Width: 10 centimetres
Depth: 5 centimetres (With Base)
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 22 Mar-3 Nov, Lokschuppen Rosenheim, Alexander the Great
2010-2011 3 Dec - 3 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Alejandro Magno: Encuentro con Oriente
2010 21 Mar - 1 Nov, Leobon, Kunsthalle Museumcenter, Alexander der Grosse und die offnung der Welt
2009-2010 2 Oct - 21 Feb, Mannheim, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Alexander der Grosse und die offnung der Welt
2007 13 Feb-27 May, Italy, Turin, 'Sulla via di Alessandro da Seleucia al Gandhara'
1997 4 Dec-1998 31 Jan, Greece, Thessaloniki, Kyvernion, Alexander the Great and the East
Iranian Room, case 9/2, 1975.
- Fair; broken in two pieces, modern repair.
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- Middle East
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