Definitions for tanagraˈtæn ə grə, təˈnæg rə
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Tan•a•graˈtæn ə grə, təˈnæg rə(n.)
a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Spartan victory over the Athenians 457 b .c .
Category: Geography (places), Ancient History
A city in southeastern Viotia prefecture Greece
Used to denote a style of terracotta statuary from 5th-3rd centuries BCE.
Tanagra is a town and a municipality north of Athens in Boeotia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Schimatari. It is not far from Thebes, and it was noted in antiquity for the figurines named after it. The Tanagra figurines were a mass-produced, mold-cast and fired type of Greek terracotta figurines produced from the later fourth century BCE, primarily in Tanagra.
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