Date: late 5th century B.C.
Dimensions: 7 1/4 in. x 4 1/2 in. (18.4 cm x 11.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number: 53.5.39
A good example of a kalathiskos dance is represented on several plaques excavated in Praisos on Crete. On this example, a girl dressed in a short chiton and kalathos (boxlike headdress) dances in front of a tall, bending plant.