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    GREEK. Asia Minor- Syria. Circa 4th-3rd century BC. Figure of a reclining woman. She wears a rolled headdress and a peplos; she reclines to right on a rectangular couch (or kline) with with one elbow propped on the headboard. Considerable surface wear and original white ground coating has largely turned brown, with areas of dark brown encrustation; a few chipped areas show reddish clay beneath. Figure is 7" (18 cm) long and 5.65" high, mounted on .75" custom lucite base.

    From the Estate of Gloria and Melville B. Nimmer, Westwood, CA. Acquired from Astarte Gallery, London, 1983.

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    September, 2011
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