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Female figurine with movable legs from Thebes, Greece

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Female figurine with movable legs. Handmade. Bell-shaped body with modeled breasts, tall neck ending in a bird-like face. From Thebes. Early 7th c. BC. © National Archaeological Museum of Greece.

This figurine was the inspiration for Phoibos and Athena, the mascots for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

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