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Sculpture / 7th Century BC

Five women dancing around a flutist

Sculpture in clay 

Concieve 600 B.C., approximately

Lefkada, Greece

Location: Archeological Museum, Lefkada Island, Greece.





Four dancers in a closed circle


Concieve 600B.C., approximately 






Relief on amphora with mythological illustrations

Relief in ceramic

Conceive in 650 B.C. approximately 

From the excavations where a temple of Demeter was discovered in Cyclades Islands

Location: Greece, Cyclades Islands, Tinos Museum.





Pendant with two dancing figures

Sculpture, steatite (3.95 x 3.2 x 0.4 cm)

Concieve in 700B.C., approximately 

Found at Delion, Paros. The dance depicted could be Geranos, the crane dance linked with Theseus and Delos, Greece. 

Location: Archaeological Museum in Paros. Cyclades Islands.