A Cycladic Marble Torso of a Goddess, Early Bronze Age II, circa 2700-2600 B.C.
- A Cycladic Marble Torso of a Goddess
- Length 5 in. 12.7 cm.
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For a closely related figure attributed to the Kontoleon Master see Pat Getz-Gentle, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture, Madison, Wisc., 2001, pl. 56 (Sotheby's, New York, March 1st-2nd, 1984, no. 32). Also see J. Thimme, Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr., Karlsruhe, 1976, no. 124, and Pat Getz-Preziosi, Sculptors of the Cyclades: Individual and Tradition in the Third Millennium B.C., Ann Arbor, Mich., 1987, pl. 21 .