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Archaic Kourai
Nikandre dedicated me to the far shooter of arrows, the
excellent daughter of Deinodikes of Naxos, sister of
Deiomenes, wife of Phraxos n(ow)?

- drapes hide the shape of her body.
- standing and quite straight with no movement, static ad
- hair thick…

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Goddess in Berlin, 570-560 BCE

Generally believed to represent the goddess Demeter or
Persephone, the figure holds a pomegranate in her right
hand whilst the left draws the top half of her drapery
modestly over her chest. Although the kore is not in the
kouros pose, the statue still has…

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Kore 675, 530-520 BCE
- Curled as it goes down, wraps round her breasts very natural. Hair
is still regular round her forehead
- Material is really detailed, crimped pattern round her chest on her
- Folds are not uniform, they move with her body they are broader

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- Arms was out - why it was knocked off
Key Themes or Archaic Period
The period is defined by the limitations of the material used by the sculptors.
Sculptors' skills improve throughout the period as they strive to produce realistic statues.
For male statues, the kouros pose provides perhaps…


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