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Idol with a kalathos

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Idol with flat rectangular body, rudimentary arms and head. Kalathos on head. Decorated with lines of black paint.

Credit Line

Gift of the National Museum, Athens

Greek, Middle Geometric Period, probably 8th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.766

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture