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Head of Amazon

Artist: Unknown Greek Artist Primary
Object Type: Plaster Cast
Creation Place: Europe, Greece
Medium and Support: Plaster cast
Credit Line: Purchased by the Visual & Performing Arts Department, Fairfield University, 2023.
Accession Number: TC2023.02
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The Amazons were a mythical tribe of warrior women from the Black Sea known in Greek mythology for their riding and archery skills.
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Land owned and controlled by the state or federal government. Also, the status of publications, products, and processes that are not protected under patent or copyright.
Ancient Greek
Refers to the culture and styles of ancient Greece, generally excluding modern and prehistoric periods, but including periods between around 900 BCE to around 31 BCE. For the culture of Greece in general, including modern Greece, see "Greek."
Genre and tradition concerning the study of a culture's body of myths, belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition in an authoritative and official fashion and through symbolic narrative, iconography, or characterization, usually through the forms and personalities of deities.

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