Category:Kaunakes Bactria-AO 31917

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Artist
Unknown
Title
Bactrian Princess
Object type statuette
Description
Female statuette bearing the kaunakes ("crinoline" dress). Chlorite and limestone, Bactria, beginning of the 2nd millennium BC.
Date 2nd millennium BC
date QS:P,-1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/6
Medium chlorite and calcite
Iran antique, room 9: Iran et Bactriane. Richelieu, ground floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Near Eastern Antiquities).
Accession number
AO 31917 Info non-talk.svg
Object history : purchased from Friends of the Louvre Society
Notes Catalogue description: Statuette of a female divinity wearing a kaunakes, called “Bactrian Princess”. Chlorite, calcite. Bactrian period (late 3rd–early 2nd millennium BC)
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 19108

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