akropolis

Kore

Athens, Akropolis Museum 675

Find-spot: 'the body was found in 1888, south of the Parthenon, the head east of the Parthenon in 1886'

'Parian' marble

H. 0.55 m

Publication

Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 127, fig. 100 ('c. 510-500').

Payne, Humfry Gilbert Garth, and Gerard Mackworth Young. 1936. Archaic marble sculpture from the Acropolis (London) pl. 49, nos. 3, 5, pl. 50, nos. 1-3.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1968. Korai: archaic Greek maidens. A study of the development of the Kore type in Greek sculpture (London: Phaidon Press) 79-80, figs. 394-97, no. 123 ('525-500').

This page was created by David Gill on 30 January 2002.
Photograph © David Gill, 2001