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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fragmentary wooden panel with gesso coating. Painted with a depiction of a seated woman. She wears a hairnet, earrings, a necklace and an armband. The style is Greek.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC BC(early)
    • late 5th century BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 7 centimetres
    • Length: 18.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

  • Bibliography

    • Williams & Ogden 1994 p. 225 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G19/dc1

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


Fragmentary wooden panel, gessoed and painted: seated woman.


Fragmentary wooden panel, gessoed and painted: seated woman.

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