Head of kouros

Find-spot: found in the foundations of Dipylon Gate Tower D (1916).

Island marble.

H. (head) 44 cm. Figure over lifesize.

Date: 'c. 600 BC'

Bibliography

Knigge, Urula. 1991. The Athenian Kerameikos. History-monuments-excavations (Athens: Krene Editions; Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Athen) 29, fig. 23.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1970. Kouroi: archaic Greek youths. A study of the development of the Kouros type in Greek sculpture (New York: Oxford University Press) 46, figs. 50-53, 65-67, no. 6.

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