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11974

Statuette of a standing female figure holding a flower in her right hand.

She has a tall, thin body, which is flat apart from the breast, and is undecorated at the back. She is wearing a sleeved chiton, a necklace, a polos (head cap) and ear-caps, the typical Cypriot ornament. The chiton was originally painted, as shown by some color traces. This type was commonly used to render male and female figures. In the case of female figure, it is more probable that they represented a goddess holding her symbol rather than a priestess or the woman who dedicated the statue. 550-500 BC.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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