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Marble female figure

Period:
Early Cycladic II
Date:
2700–2500 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 11 15/16 in. (30.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.187.10a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The holes in the neck and shoulders are the remains of an ancient repair.
Getz-Preziosi, Pat. 1981. "Risk and Repair in Early Cycladic Sculpture." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 16: no. 16, pp. 7-8, 10, 16-17, 29, figs. 2, 39-42.

Getz-Preziosi, Pat. 1987. Sculptors of the Cyclades: Individual and Tradition in the Third Millennium B.C.. pp. 85,156, pl. 21, 22, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Gilikson, Patricia A. 1994. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993-1994." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 52(2):

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