The Peplos Kore

Athens, Akropolis Museum 679

Find-spot: 'found in 1886 west of Erechtheion'

'Parian' marble

H. (with plinth) 1.20 m


Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 119, fig. 91 ('c. 530').

Payne, Humfry Gilbert Garth, and Gerard Mackworth Young. 1936. Archaic marble sculpture from the Acropolis (London) pls. 29-33 and 38, no. 5.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1968. Korai: archaic Greek maidens. A study of the development of the Kore type in Greek sculpture (London: Phaidon Press) 72, figs. 349-54, no. 113 ('about 535-530').

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