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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1863,0728.408

  • Description

    Terracotta figure of a woman, draped from the waist down. Her garment is tied in a knot at her waist but above this she is naked. Her preserved right arm is outstretched, the left one is missing from the shoulder but was probably leaning on the tree-trunk to the woman's left. The woman turns her head towards her right hand as if she carried something of interest. The upper body preserves much of its original colour. Possibly the goddess Aphrodite.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300 BC - 100 BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 24 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Terracotta D29 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G73/dc34

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1863

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1863,0728.408

Terracotta figure of a woman, draped from the waist down.  Her garment is tied in a knot at her waist but above this she is naked.  Her preserved right arm is outstretched, the left one is  missing from the shoulder but was probably leaning on the tree-tr

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