Woman playing a tambourine

Suonatrice di tamburello
Author: 
Type: 
Sculpture
Year: 
Mid-6th century B.C.
Material and technique: 
Limestone
Origin: 
From Cyprus, formerly in the Piot Collection
Inventory: 
Inv. MB 61
Collection: 

The statuette is a votive gift offered to a deity and testify to the importance of music in religious ceremonies.