Female figurine with movable legs. Bell-shaped body with modeled breasts, tall neck ending in a bird-like face. From Thebes. This figurine was the inspiration for Phoibos and Athena, the mascots for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Idole féminine en forme de cloche (bell): objet votif ou funéraire. Meant to be hung. Provenance: Boeotia, Greece. Date: by 700 BC Terracotta. Height: 33 cm (13 in). Width: 15 cm (5.9 in). Collection of the Louvre, CA623. Location: Louvre-Lens.