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Title:Standing Female Idol
Date Made:mid 8th century BCE
Materials:terracotta with black and white
Place Made:Italy
Measurements:7 3/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.; 18.2563 x 8.255 x 3.81 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2004.20.94
Credit Line:Gift of John Dusenbery in memory of Elsbeth Dusenbery (Elsbeth Brainan, class of 1940)

stylized female figure, skirt bottom edge has pattern of squares with dots inside and three bands, central dress had vertical bands with wavy lines inside, waist had horizontal geometric design with horizontal band, band with dot pattern running from extended arm to extended arm, back dress has three long vertical lines to horizontal band running arm to arm, long wavy hair, necklace with elaborate pendant, large eyes and eyebrows, crown with feather curling up over forehead

archaeology; women; mythology

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