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Kore from the Acropolis Archaic period (600 – 480 BCE) The Kouros and Kore statues were usually lifesize or larger, and made of marble. The kouros (male statue) was always nude and the koure (female statue) was always clothed. The left leg is always forward, the arms are close to the body, touching the side of their thighs. Strict symmetry, simple geometric forms, no individualization.

Terracotta psykter (vase for cooling wine) Attributed to Oltos Period: Archaic Date: ca. 520–510 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta

Acropolis Kore, (Ancient Greek Teenager), 530 BCE. She wears a chiton, the lower garment with the wavy folds, under a heavy shawl-like epiblema. On her head is a curved tiara called a stephane. These statues are known for their ornately patterned hair, accessories, and archaic smiles.