The figure, probably female, is seated, her hands on the armrests. She wears a long tunic with red paint on the sleeves and on the edge of the garment. The holes on the sides of the statuette may have held the axle of a chariot. There are representations of the female goddess Astarte on a chariot.
“In a tomb at Amathus”
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