Jenny Högström Berntson

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Terracotta figurine of the kourotrophos from Aidonia

These ceramic mother-child figures have turned up at Mycenaean sites all over the Aegean, particularly in children’s graves. Kourotrophoi were not exclusive to the Bronze Age; the practice continued into later times.

Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Attributed to the Painter of the Louvre Centauromachy. Period: Classical. Date: mid-fifth century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic

Terracotta bell-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water). Attributed to the Painter of the Louvre Centauromachy.

Danseden Menad Kabartmalı Stel, MS 1. yüzyıl Roma, Louvre Müzesi. Paris

Danseden Menad Kabartmalı Stel, MS 1. yüzyıl Roma, Louvre Müzesi. Paris

Funerary Relief of a Midwife, from Ostia, Italy, ca. 150-200, painted terracotta, Ancient Roman, High Empire, Antonine, 138-192.

Funerary Relief of a Midwife, from Ostia, Italy, ca. 150-200, painted terracotta, Ancient Roman, High Empire, Antonine, 138-192.

Votive Relief To Asclepius Photograph by Sheila Terry

Votive Relief To Asclepius by Sheila Terry

Marble relief representing part of a leg with an inscription dedicating it from Tyche to Asclepius and Hygieia as a thank offering, presumably for the cure of some affliction of the left leg. 100-200. (Most of the anatomical votives in the British Museum's collection aren't of legs, if you catch my drift.)

Marble relief representing part of a leg with an inscription dedicating it from Tyche to Asclepius and Hygieia as a thank offering, presumably for the cure of some affliction of the left leg.

This family offers a bull to Asclepius, god of healing, and his daughter Hygieia. The animal is a sacrifice, in hope of a cure for a sick pe...

Ancient Family - Votive relief depicting a family sacrificing a bull to Asclepius, the god of health and his daughter, Hygieia, Greek, century BC (marble)

Orientalising period Minoan terracotta figure of a lyre-player from Arkades in Crete, now at the Archaeological Museum in Heracleion, Crete, 8th century BC.

Orientalising period Minoan terracotta figure of a lyre-player from Arkades in Crete, now at the Archaeological Museum in Heracleion, Crete, 8th century BC.

Terracotta statuette of a girl playing ball Period: Hellenistic Date: 3rd century B.C. Culture: Greek, South Italian

Ancient Greek: Hellenistic Period Terracotta statuette of a girl playing ball Century B.C Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY Accession Number:

Statuette of a youth, armless Period: Hellenistic Date: late century B. Culture: Greek, Boeotian Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H.

https://flic.kr/p/SJ6ncc | Ivory doll found in female burial Roman 2nd century CE | Photographed at the Palazzo Massimo venue of the National Museum of Rome in Rome, Italy.

Photographed at the Palazzo Massimo venue of the National Museum of Rome in Rome, Italy.