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Bottle Depicting Women in a Ritual Dance
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Bottle Depicting Women in a Ritual Dance


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Description Bottles of this type were frequently decorated with images of women engaged in ritual activities. Encircling the vessel are women holding wreaths in a festival dance. In the lower section, a woman bears a "kanoun," or ritual basket, on her head.
Provenance Joseph Brummer; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
ca. 600-570 BCE (Archaic)
Medium
terracotta; Middle Corinthian style
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.192
Measurements
5 7/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in. (13.8 x 9 x 9 cm) (h. x d. x diam.)
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