Female Figure (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

3rd millenium BC, ca. 2400 BC
Greek (Cycladic)
Overall: 14 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (37.47 × 10.8 × 3.81 cm)
The eyes, hair, and jewelry on this figure were painted with blue and red pigments, traces of which are still visible. Typically the mouths of such figures were not shown.
Early Cycladic II Period
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
“Silent Witnesses: Early Cycladic Art of the Third Millenium B.C.,” Onassis Cultural Center (New York, NY): 4 April-30 June 2002.

“Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections,” Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA): 10 November 1987-10 January 1988; The Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX): 5 March-15 May 1988; Legion of Honor, part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (San Fransisco, CA): 25 June-25 September 1988.
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