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Achaemenid or Greek art
5th – 4th century B.C.
D : 14.5 cm
Complete and virtually intact; some wear and oxidation outside.
This charming bronze statuette (full cast) represents a young draped woman in motion (the weight of her body rests on the right leg).
The cross, that can still be opened and closed, is composed of two bronze boxes with were molded and joined by hinges. A thick suspension ring enabled the encolpion to be worn as a pendant.
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