akropolis

Antenor's kore

Athens, Akropolis Museum 681

Findspot: 'The greater part of the statue and the inscribed base were found in February 1886, north-west of the Erechtheion.'

'Island' marble

H. (incl. base) 2.155 m

Publication

Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 126, fig. 101 ('520-510')

Payne, Humfry Gilbert Garth, and Gerard Mackworth Young. 1936. Archaic marble sculpture from the Acropolis. London.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1968. Korai: archaic Greek maidens. A study of the development of the Kore type in Greek sculpture (London: Phaidon Press) 69-70, figs. 336-340, no. 110.

This page was created by David Gill on 30 January 2002.
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