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15h 58min, sep 12, 530 y BC - Peplos Kore from the Acropolis

Description:

Marble, paint
Greece
• Named because she was thought to be wearing a peplos
• Missing left hand, but it was up
• Kore- young woman, clothed
• Counterpart to kouros
• Most likely an offering to the goddess athena
• Research suggests that this is a goddess and not an offering
• Originally painted, coloration is difficult to see
• Could be Artemis or Athena
• Rods around hear and holes in ears suggest evidence of jewelry and crown
• Painted, but only color red survived
• Archaic smile

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

15h 58min, sep 12, 530 y BC
Now
~ 2551 years ago

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