The kore of Phile by the sculptor Phaidimos

Find-spot: 'a cemetery at Vourva'. Found in the great 'grave-mound'.

Athens, National Museum 81.

Inscription: '... set me up as a monument, beautiful to behold, of his daughter Phile; and Phaidimos made me'.

References

Jeffery, L.H. 1962. The inscribed gravestones of archaic Attica. Annual of the British School at Athens 57: 137, no. 44 ('c. 550-540?').

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1968. Korai: archaic Greek maidens. A study of the development of the Kore type in Greek sculpture (London: Phaidon Press), 58-59, figs. 284-85, no. 91 ('about 540 BC').

 

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