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CUPID FIGURINE

Clay figurine of a cupid that originally held a ribbon or a lyre in its raised hands. It bears traces of gliding, blue and red paint. Probably comes from an Alexandrian workshop. It was a grave gift accompanying a child burial, together with other luxury offerings.  

Knossos - Venizeleio, Hellenistic period, 3nd – 2rd cent. BC.

 

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