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Marble statue of a kore

Marble statue of a kore





Artist : Anonymous

Date : approx. between 520 and 500 B.C.

Material : Marble
Acquisition : Gift of John Marshall (1907)
Item 12 on 25
Greek Antiquities
Sculpture

Area related
Ile de Paros (Greece)

Description   

This statue of a young woman has the same pose and costume as the well-known statues of korais found on the Athenian Akropolis. She stands with her left leg slightly advanced. The right hand probably held out an offering. The surface of the statue was once brightly painted.
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Marble statue of a kore
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