Cycladic Art Marble Female Figurine - 'Folded Arm' Greek Masterpiece (7.87 inches)
Condition: New, reproduction handmade in Greece.
Height: 20cm - 7.87 inches
Width: 5cm - 1.96 inches
Material: Real Greek Marble
The Cycladic idols are the first sample of art of the Ancient Greek civilization, found in the islands of Cyclades (2800-2300 BC).
This art features female marble figures with their hands folded on their chests, symbolizing fertility and rejuvenation.
The Cycladic islands of the Aegean were first inhabited by voyagers from Asia Minor around 3000 BCE and certain prosperity was achieved thanks to the wealth of natural resources on the islands such as gold, silver, copper, obsidian, and marble. This prosperity allowed for a flourishing of the arts and the uniqueness of Cycladic art is perhaps best illustrated by their clean-lined and minimalistic sculpture which is amongst the most distinctive art produced throughout the Bronze Age Aegean.
These figurines were produced from 3000 BCE until around 2000 BCE when the islands became increasingly influenced by the Minoan civilization based on Crete. Small statuettes were sculpted from local coarse-grained marble and although different forms were produced, all share the same characteristics of being highly stylized with only the most general and prominent body features represented. The earliest examples were produced in the Neolithic period and were made until around 2500 BCE.
All of the copies of famous statues are carved in real Greek marble. Statues of natural marble carved in the hand are very expensive constructions. Our effort is to give you a product at a very good price with perfect construction.
A perfect copy of the prototype with an emphasis on detail that does not hurt from time.
All of our items are hand krafted and every item is unique so there is a possiblity for slight differences from the pictures.
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- Stock: In Stock
- Model: 1251568015
- Weight: 0.50kg
- Dimensions: 7.87in x 1.96in x 1.55in