sign up (free!)
Kore ~ ca. 520 vC. ~ Uit Chios ~ Hoogte 55,5 cm. ~ Acropolis Museum, Athene
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.