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Eros, God of Love
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Fragment of a terracotta plaque
Fragment of a terrracotta plaque
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 171
Dancing womanThe figure belongs to the type commonly known as a kalathiskos dancer. The identification comes from the headdress and may refer to performances at a festival in honor of Apollo known as the Karneia.
From Crete, excavations at Praisos (1893-1894 by Prof. Federico Halbherr for AIA)
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