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Culture:Greek (original)
Title:Cast of kore
Date Made:ca. 1900 CE
Materials:Replica; plaster
Place Made:Greece, Athens (original)
Measurements:overall: 39 x 15 x 9 in.; 99.06 x 38.1 x 22.86 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1.B.OIII
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

ca. late 19th or early 20th century plaster cast of a marble original dating to the Archaic Period, ca. 500 BCE. A kore is an Archaic Greek stylized sculpture of a standing young woman dressed in loose garments. This kore is probably a cast of an individual, identified as Acropolis 674, from the group known as the Korai of the Acropolis of Athens. She wears a chiton, a himation, and a head covering and is missing both arms and her body below the waist.
Provenience: Acropolis, Greece, Athens (original)

ancient; archaeology; reproductions

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