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Cycladic Figure
Cycladic Figure
Date:
Early Cycladic II, Spedos variety, ca. 2500 BC
Location:
Legion of Honor
Terrace Hallway East
Century:
Media:
Marble
Dimensions:
6 1/4 (15.9 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Keros-Syros Culture
Accession Number:
1997.198
Acquisition Date:
1997-12-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Elios Society Charitable Foundation and the Ancient Hellenic Arts Council

The arms of this female figurine, indicated in low relief, are securely folded close to her body, her slender head is tilted back on an elegantly refined long neck, and she is in the late stages of pregnancy.

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