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Marble female figure

Period:
Early Cycladic I
Date:
3200–2700 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.11.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Of particular interest is the treatment of the head, which strongly depends upon Neolithic antecedents.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 165, pl. 5c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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