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Caryatid Caryatis Kore Ancient Greek aged Great statue bronze sculpture artifact

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Seller: greek-demigods (1,053) 100%, Location: Athens, Nea Smirni, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 181489191850 Normal 0 Kore (Greek: Κόρη — maiden; plural korai) is the name given to a type of free-standing ancient Greek sculpture of the Archaic period .A caryatid (Greek: Καρυάτις, 'plural:' Καρυάτιδες) is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. The Greek term karyatides literally means "maidens of Karyai", an ancient town of Peloponnese. Karyai had a famous temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis in her aspect of Artemis Karyatis: "As Karyatis she rejoiced in the dances of the nut-tree village of Karyai, those Karyatides, who in their ecstatic round-dance carried on their heads baskets of live reeds, as if they were dancing plants" (16035) Tracking number provided!!! A Great Museum reproduction Created with the traditional lost wax technique!!! Lost Wax Casting By the late Archaic period (500-480 B.C.), sphyrelaton went out of use and lost wax casting became the preferred method for producing bronze statuary. Details: Condition: New, made in Greece.ApproximatelyHeight: 76cm - 30 inches Width: 20.5cm - 8 inches Depth: 15.5cm - 6 inches Weight: 15 KgMaterial: Bronze ******** Condition: New, high quality bronze aged museum reproduction 76cm - 30 inches height statue, Material: Bronze, Bronze: High quality artifact

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