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"Phi" Figure


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Description This figurine is of the "Phi" type, named after the shape of the Greek letter it resembles. It probably represents a goddess, but may depict a worshipper. Curving painted lines lend the figure a graceful, animated air. She has pellet eyes and a projecting nose. The two projecting breasts emphasize her femininity.
Provenance E. Segredakis, New York, 1945; Walters Art Museum, 1945, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1945

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14th century BCE (Late Helladic IIIA2)
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Ceramics
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Accession Number
48.1921
Measurements
H: 4 1/16 x W: 1 5/8 x D: 15/16 in. (10.3 x 4.1 x 2.4 cm)
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