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Figurine;Mostly depicting living things,that are easily carried,figurines are three dimensional little piece of art.Early fired earthenware figurines were formed by hand.This method continued to be used for a long time.Beginning around 700 B.C. moulds were used to produce figurines.This little figures were made to serve as offering-dedications to the gods and are formed in the shape of the god or goddness to which the figurine was dedicated..

Kothon;A type of perfume,water or oil container.Some models are inspired by oil lamps.Formerly called an "exaleiptron" or a "plemokhoe"...

Hall of small works
Antalya museum
Konyaalti cad.no 1 Antalya

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Phone: +90242 2385688

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  • Updated May 13, 2008
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