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Sculpture / 2nd Century BC

Votive relief stele to Apollo and Cybele

Relief, Marvel (80 x 39.5 cm)

120 B.C., approximately

In the scene below a girl dances to the music of two aulos-players. On the right, slaves draw wine from vases for the drinking party (symposium) pictured above.


Location: Greece, Athens, National Archaeological Museum





Figurine of a dancing woman

Sculpture in terracotta with traces of polychrome painting (44.5 x 12.1 cm)

150 B.C., approximately

Found in Centuripe, Sicily, Italy

Location: U.S.A., California, San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums.





Print from a marble relief sculpture

200 B.C., approximately


Location: BSA





Maenad dancing


200 B.C., approximately

Copy from an Ancient Greek original

Location: Greece, Athens, collection Alkis Raftis





Two women dancing - Fragment

Sculpture, relief, Marvel

200 B.C., approximately


Location: U.K., Oxford, Asmolean Museum





Veiled and masked woman dancing

Sculpture, statuette, bronze (20.5 cm height)

200 B.C., approximately


Location: U.S.A., New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art





Female dancer

Sculpture, marble

200 B.C.  Approximately


Location: France, Nimes, Musée de la Maison Carrée