Cycladic Head Large

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Cycladic Period Head made of Soft-stone.

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Cycladic Period Head made of Soft-stone.

The Cycladic head was found at the Aegean Island of Amorgos and it is dated back to 2700-2300 BCE. The original statue is made of marble and it presents a head with carved eyes, ears and nose and painted eyes. The statue is exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum of Greece.

The Cycladic Period (3200-1100 BC) coincides with the Early Bronze Age in Cyclades Islands. It is also called Cycladic Period. The name Cyclades used by ancient Greek writers to describe the dense cluster of small islands that form an invisible circle around Delos, the sacred island and place of worship of Apollo. These islands were the cradle of an important culture, the Cycladic Civilization, that flourished in the 3rd millennium BC.

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Weight 2000 kg
Dimensions 26 cm

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