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Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture

Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
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Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Cycladic Museum Violin Shape Idol Replica - 14.5cm Greek Marble Sculpture
Discover the allure of ancient Cycladic art with our meticulously handcrafted 14.5cm sculpture. Crafted from authentic Greek white marble, this Violin Shape Idol replica from the Cycladic Museum captures the essence of Greece's artistic heritage.
The violin-shaped idol derives its name from the fact that its shape was similar to a violin.
Schematic violin-shaped figurine with a long rod-like projection denoting the head and neck, and flat body with two wide notches at the sides, forming the "waist" . 
The base of the neck is emphasized with an incised V motif. Violin-shaped figurines - thus named for obvious reasons - are the most common type of schematic representations of the human body in the Early Cycladic period and have several variations. They are usually small in size, only rarely exceeding 20 cm. in height. We do know that they represent female figures because several examples feature an incised pubic triangle or - less frequently - modelled breasts.

Features:
Condition: New, reproduction handmade in Greece.
Height: 14,5cm - 5,70 inches 
Width: 4.5cm - 1.77 inches 
Length: 3cm - 1.18 inches
Weight: 0.140Kg
Material: Real Greek Marble 
MPN: gs14-50-04sga
 
Details:
Title: Cycladic Museum Head of Idol Copy 11,5cm - 4.5in Handmade Sculpture Real Greek White Marble
Creator: Unknown
Date Created:Greece Early Cycladic II - Syros Phase 2800 b.C. - 2300 b.C.
Provenance: Naxos?, Cyclades
Period: Early Bronze Age
Culture: Cycladic
Type: figurine
Medium: marble

Marble carving is the most characteristic product of Cycladic culture, and the abstract forms of its figurines have influenced several twentieth and twenty-first century artists, such as Constantin Brancusi, Amedeo Modigliani, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, and Ai Weiwei. 

Although Cycladic marble figurines and vases appeal to the modern viewer for their almost translucent whiteness, their creators loved colour and used it liberally on these objects for both practical and symbolic reasons.
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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78.00$
Ex Tax: 78.00$
  • Stock: In Stock
  • Model: 1240058576
  • Weight: 0.14kg
  • Dimensions: 5.70in x 1.77in x 1.18in
Tags: Real , Greek , marble , replica , idol