Kore, circa 510 BC. Taken by the Acropolis Museum. Athens, Greece. S
Kore/Persephone daughter of Zeus and Demeter
Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.