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Around 2000 B.C
Complete object and admirably preserved; chipping, surface originally polished, in some places worn. A natural hole in the stone is visible under the bottom.
Carved from two fragments of dark green stone mottled with light patches (steatite probably), these two objects represent animals with highly stylized and abstract shapes.
This charming bronze statuette (full cast) represents a young draped woman in motion (the weight of her body rests on the right leg).
The statuette depicts a standing man, with a mask, which characterizes him as an actor. He is dressed in a large cloak. As it is usually the case at that time for terracotta examples, our figurine was molded in two parts, the front and the back.
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