Sculpture / -400 to -300

Maenad dancing, holding sword and split animal

Relief

Conceived 400 B.C., approximately

Greece

Terracotta group of two women dancing, one playing a tympanon drum

Sculpture, terracotta pottery statuette

20 cm height

400 B.C., approximately

Ancient Greece, Athens

Satyr dancing

Praxitelis (attributed)

Statue in bronze

Conceive in 400. B.C., approximately

Italy

Found accidentally in 1998 off the coast of Sicily. Exhibited at the Italian parliament in Rome. 

Votive plaque

Relief in marble

400 B.C., approximately

Greece

Stater coin of Abdera showing young Kalathiskos dancer

Relief in silver coin (2.8 cm diam)

400 B.C., approximately 

Abdera, Greece. 

Detail: The young female dancer in short chiton pirouettes on the tips of her toes. This is a typical Laconian (i.e. from Sparta) dance movement (Karyatizein) performed by the Karyatid virgins in honour of Artemis at Karyes in Laconia.

 AthensGreece.

Flutist and dancing woman; Dionysus, Ariadne, Hercules, Eros

Relief in silver (18.2 cm height)

400 B.C., approximately

  

ThraceBulgariaGreece.

Bare-breasted dancing maenad

Relief in marble.

Conceive in 400 B.C., approximately

AthensGreece.

Dancing woman

Relief in gold ring (2 x 1.6 cm)

390 B.C., approximately

Greece

 

Semi-nude Nymph whirls in a dance movement.

Marble arch of Galerius 
Sculpture, relief

385    BC approx.       

 Ancient, Greece, Macedonia 

Terracotta figure of a woman dancing

Sculpture, statuette, terracotta pottery

25 cm x 11.5 cm width

380 B.C., approximately

Made in Boeotia, said to be found in Eretria.

Ancient Greece, Boeotia

Maenad dancing

Relief in marble (143 cm height)

375 B.C., approximately 

Roman copy of a Greek original of the late 5th century B.C.

GreeceRome.

Titeux dancer

Statuette in marble

350 B.C., approximately 

A Tanagra greek statuette. 

Figurine of a dancing girl, face covered by her Himation garment

Sculpture in clay and terracotta (25 cm height)

350 B.C., approximately 

Found at Tanagra, the product of a Boeotian workshop

Veiled Tanagra dancer

Sculpture in terracotta and clay

350 B.C., approximately

Attic or Beotian artGreece

Satyr dancing

Statuette in bronze

350 B.C., approximately

Greece

Figurine of a girl with tambourine, possibly dancing.

Statuette in terracotta and clay (25 cm height)

350 B.C., approximately

Found at Tanagra, the product of a Boeotian workshop. Greece, Boeotia.

Figurine of a dancing girl lifting her Himation garment above her head

Sculpture in clay and terracotta (20.5 x 4.6 x 6.4 cm)

350 B.C., approximately 

Found in PhthiotidaGreece.

Figurine of a dancing girl leaning her covered head backwards

Statuette in terracotta and clay (19.5 cm height)

350 B.C., approximately

Product of a Boeotian workshop. The dancer wears a Himation garment 

Grave stele of a female dancer holding clappers and a boy

Relief in pentelic white marble

350 B.C., approximately (77 x 12 cm)

The boy is probably the son of the dead dancer, a rare example of the occuation of the deceased.

Greece

Statuette of a dancing young woman

Sculpture, terracotta statuette

17.5 x 8.8; base 5.5 x 4 cm

350 B.C., approximately

Necropolis of Pantikapaion, 1875. Child’s grave no 4. with text.

Ancient Greece

Gold plaques in the form of female dancers, two with kalathos

Relief in gold (3.6, 4.5 & 5 cm)

350 B.C., approximately

From the stone tomb no. 1 in the kurgan Bolshaya Bliznitsa on the Tanam Peninsula, Ivi, Black Sea.

Maenad

Skopas

Sculpture

350 B.C., approximately

Greece.

Gold plaque in the form of female dancer

Sculpture, relief, gold

4.8 cm height

350 B.C., approximately

Ancient Greece

Female dancer with Krotala

Statuette in terracotta (17.4 cm height)

350 B.C., approximately

Attic figurine bearing traces of color.

Greece.

Dancer

relief

350 B.C., approx.

Greece

Dancer

Callimachus

Relief

350 B.C. approximately

Greece

Dancer

Statuette in clay

350 B.C. approximately

Found in the Northern Necropolis of Samothrace, Greece. 

Boy leading girls to dance

Relief on marble

350 B.C., approximately

Votive offering

Greece 

 

Seated flutist and three women dancing

Relief on marble

350 B.C. approximately

Votive offering

Greece

Satyr dancing

Sculpture, bronze

350 B.C., approximately

Greece

Exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 2012

Young man leading three young women to dance

Relief on marble

350 B.C., approximately

Votive offering

Greece

Terracotta statuette of a dancing girl. Terracotta, Greek, Corinthian

Sculpture, statuette, terracotta

12.5 cm height

350 B.C., approximately

Ancient Greece

 

Dancing girls

Relief in marble from Thasos (32.4 cm height)

340 B.C., approximately

 

Detail of entablature of Propylon to Temenos. Lent by the Louvre Museum in Paris. Greece, Samothrace.

 

Dancing girls. Section of a frieze

Relief in marble from Thasos (32.4 cm height)

340 B.C., approximately

Part of the the frieze ran around the entire building of the Propylon to Temenos. This part was used as a support of the altar table in the chapel of Saint Nicholas at Ano Meria, Samothrace

Silver tray with Dionysos, Pan, Maenads and satyrs

Relief on silver tray (69 cm diameter)

340 B.C., approximately

 

Made in Alexandria, found 1942 at Mildenhall, Suffolk, UK.

Pan playing his flute, couple following him and man dancing.

Relief, ivory.

340 B.C., approximately

Greece, Macedonia.

Gold revellers dance and sing. Ornaments on Meda’s couch

Sculpture, relief, gold

336 B.C., approximately

Ancient, Greece, Macedonia

The acanthus column with the three maidens holding the symbols of Apollo over their heads 

Sculpture, marble   

328    BC approx.       

Greece, Olympia

Pyrrhic dancers holding shields

Relief in marble

325 B.C., approximately

Relief on the base of the choregic monument of Atarvos

Greece, Athens, Antiquity

 

Flutist marching before three dancing women

Relief on marble

320 B.C., approximately

Votive offering

Greece.

Gold band diadem, probably representing a Dionysiac thiasos (performing group for the god Dionysos)

Relief hammered gold strip (29 cm length x 1.8 cm width)

315 B.C., approximately

Found in a grave at Amphipolis. The diadem bears holes for tying it on the head with a ribbon. 23 figures, among them Maenads and girls dancers with Kalathiskos on their heads

Greece.

Young man dancing

Statuette in bronze (20 cm height)

315 B.C., approximately 

Beginnings of the hellenistic period. The body reflects plainly classicism, while the pose of abandon is new

Greece

Hermes and three nymphs

Relief

310 B.C., approximately

Votive relief

Greece

Dancing dwarf, Ptolemaic period, marble

Sculpture, statuette, marble

10 height x 4.9 cm width

300 B.C., approximately

Ancient Greece

 

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