12 December 2002
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A MYCENAEAN TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURINE
Late Helladic III B, 1300-1200 B.C.
Of Phi-type, with a bird-shaped head, shield-shaped torso, plastically rendered eyes and breasts, a singular column for the legs, details of the face and dress indicated by red linear decoration
4¼ in. (10.8 cm) high
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For a similar example see no. 73 in Demakopoulou, The Mycenaean World, Five Centuries of Early Greek Culture.
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