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Parade chariot with two people
Early 5th century B.C.
Painted limestone

Brightly colored model of a four-horse chariot with a woman and a child on board. The object, mounted on movable wheels, is much like a toy. It may have depicted a religious ceremony in which a mother accompanies her son to be consecrated to a deity.

Provenance: From Amatunte, Cyprus
Acquisition data: Purchased in Paris
Inventory: Inv. MB 68

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