Greek Terracotta Figurine in the Shape of a Dove


A Greek terracotta figurine in the shape of a dove. Much of the original painted white pigment is still visible on the figurine.

Date: Circa 5th Century BC
Condition: Fine condition; some signs of ageing on the surface.


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In Ancient Greece, doves were associated with the goddess Aphrodite, and she often appears with doves as an attribute in the iconography of Greek pottery. Consequently, the dove became a symbol for love.

Weight 26.7 g
Dimensions L 7.5 cm

Pottery and Porcelain


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