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Sculpture / 6th Century BC



 

Dance at Paros

Print, monochrome 

Conceive in 500 B.C., approximately

Greece, Cyclades, Paros

 

 

 

 

Two young girls dancing or fleeing

Relief in calcaire 

(85 cm height)

Conceive 505 B.C., approximately 

Metope of the temple of Hera found in the sanctuary of the Silaris, at Foce del Sele. Probably Nereids, dancing or running.

Italy.

Location: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Paestum, Italy.

 

 

 

 

Two maidens in a religious dance scene

Relief (51 cm height)

Conceive 510 B.C., approximately 

From the sanctuary of Demetra Malophoros in Selinonte.

Greece, Italy.

Location: Museo Nazionale, Palermo, Italy.

 

 

 

 

Female dancers

Relief.

Conceive 550 B.C., approximately

Italy 

Location: Italy, Reggio di Calabria, Museo Archeologico

 

 

 

 

Model of a circular dance of Nymphs with a male aulos-player at the centre

Sculpture, clay statuette (15 x 12 cm diam.)

Concieve 590 B.C., approximately

Detail: All figurines wear a fan-shaped headdress. Modern reconstruction of the composition, restored with plaster of Paris

Greece

Location: Archaeological Museum, Lefkada, Greece.