A classical Greek doll

Here's a child's doll from classical Greece.  Very few children's toys survived, so this thing is precious.  It's made of terracotta and dated 500BC to 400BC, exactly the period I'm writing in.  This is the sort of doll Diotima would have played with when she was a little girl.

These are my own photos, taken at the excellent Getty Villa.  If you're ever in LA, the Getty is a must-see.  Notice the articulation hinged on pins.  Needless to say, the doll would have been painted in bright, happy colours.

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