Roman dancer

This statue, from the 2nd century C.E. was found in 1981 duringthe excavation of the Gallery of Claudius Peison at the South Bath of Perge. It is now in Antalya, in the Archaeology Museum.

She is an uncommon statue, made of black and white marble. She dates back to the time when Rome took over the area in the early 2nd century.

Bibliography
Antalya Kaleiçi– All about Antalya.
Ancient Anatolia.
Kira Hagen– Seeking the World’s Soul.
BEF Tourism– Antalya Museum.

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