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Art that Blew Me Away, Part 3

Statue of a Kore. Extraordinary when seen in person. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.


Parian marble. Merenda (ancient Myrrhinous), Attica. From grave of Phrasikleia. Archaic style. By sculptor Aristion from Paros, 550-540 BCE.


I didn't realize I could take pictures in the museum, so I snapped a shot later of this photo in the guide map. Better photo of the colored marble detail:

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Taken on April 3, 2012