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Sculpture / Before 7th Century BC


 

Four dancers in closed circle and flutist in the middle

Sculpture, terracotta 

Conceive in 1000 B.C approximately. Greece. 

Location: GreeceCorinth, Archaeological Museum.

 

 

 

 

Three female dancers holding shoulders around a female musician

Statuette in terracotta

Conceive in 1300 B.C approximately.

Found in the Palaikastro shrine, Eastern Crete, Greece.

Location: Heraklion, Archaeological Museum. GreeceCrete.

 

 

 

 

 

Ritual dance 

Relief on gold ring 

Conceive in 1400 B.C approximately. 

CreteGreece

Location:Archaeological Museum, MycenaeGreece
 
 
 
 
 

 

Four figures in a circle, probably dancing

Sculpture

Conceive in 1400 B.C approximately. 

Cyprus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ritual dance scene

Relief on gold ring

Conceive in 1400 approximately. Found in the royal tomb of Isopata, near Cnossos, Crete.

Greece, Crete.

Location: Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Crete, Greece.

 

 

 

 

 

Ritual dance

Relief on gold ring

Conceive in 1400 B.C approximately.

CreteGreece

Location:Archaeological Museum, MycenaeGreece

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figurine of a female dancer

Sculpture in clay

12 x 6.2 cm

Conceive in 1500 B.C approximately. Late Minoan period (1580-145 BC)

CreteGreece

Location: Herakleion Archaeological Museum Crete, Greece. 

 

 

 

 

 

Female dancer 

Relief in seal (2 cm diameter) 

Conceive in 1500 B.C. approximately. Found in Vaphio. 

Greece. 

Location: National Archaeological Museum, AthensGreece.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figurine of a female dancer 

Sculpture in bronze (4.6 x 2.8 cm)

Conceive in 1500 B.C approximately. Late Minoan period (1580-145 BC).

CreteGreece

Location: Herakleion Archaeological Museum, CreteGreece.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four naked men dancing in closed circle

Sculpture in clay 

Conceive in 1600 B.C approximately. Middle Minoan III period (1700-1580 BC). 

Found in the Kaminaris tholos tomb, Gligori Korfi, CreteGreece.
 
Location: Herakleion Archaeological Museum, CreteGreece.
 
 
 
 
 
Three figures, most probably dancing. 2500 B.C (Naxos, Greece)

Three figures, most probably dancing.

Sculpture

17.5 x 15 cm

Conceive in 2500 B.C approximately.

Found in NaxosGreece.

Location: Museum of ApeiranthosNaxosGreece.