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Colossal kouros from Sounion

Athens, NM 3645

Island marble.

Original height (present): 1.65 m.

Find-spot: 'Found in 1906, in a deep pit east of the temple of Poseidon at Sounion, ...' (Richter).


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), 44, figs. 40-41.

Kaltsas, no. 18.

© David Gill, 2001

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