Peplos Kore (with traces of color)

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Peplos Kore (with traces of color)

Material Information

Title:
Peplos Kore (with traces of color)
Creator:
Greece, Athens, Acropolis Museum. ID=GAA
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Athens, Acropolis, west of the Erechtheum (in 1886)
Style: High Archaic
Period: Greek Archaic Period
Group: High Archaic
Sculpture; Statue of maiden; chiton; maiden; peplos; stephane; wreath;
Genre:
Statue
picture ( marcgt )
Statue

Notes

Summary:
Statue of a maiden. She takes her name from the heavy wool garment which she wears over her chiton (only the hem of the chiton is visible)The simplicity of her dress is particularly noteworthy since by this time (the early 520's) the many other korai dedicated on the Acropolis invariably wear the more elaborate Ionic himation. It has been suggested that she should be separated from the series of maidens who were dedications to Athena. her costume is deliberately old-fashioned and that her rigidity and four-squareness, in striking contrast to the developed plasticity and swelling contours of her body, can best be understood as an allusion to an archaic statue.
General Note:
Resolution: Under life-size
General Note:
Inventory: 679

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-JGC0409 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.jgc0409 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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500
Resolution: Under life-size
Inventory: 679
520
Statue of a maiden. She takes her name from the heavy wool garment which she wears over her chiton (only the hem of the chiton is visible)The simplicity of her dress is particularly noteworthy since by this time (the early 520's) the many other korai dedicated on the Acropolis invariably wear the more elaborate Ionic himation. It has been suggested that she should be separated from the series of maidens who were dedications to Athena. her costume is deliberately old-fashioned and that her rigidity and four-squareness, in striking contrast to the developed plasticity and swelling contours of her body, can best be understood as an allusion to an archaic statue.
4 651
Athens, Acropolis, west of the Erechtheum (in 1886)
653
Style: High Archaic
Period: Greek Archaic Period
Group: High Archaic
Sculpture; Statue of maiden; chiton; maiden; peplos; stephane; wreath;
655
Statue
2 710
Greece, Athens, Acropolis Museum. ID=GAA
1 773
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
787
Half-length from front left (2)


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