Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Female figure
Amorgos, Greece
Kapsala Style, ca. 2600 BCE
H: 29.2; W: 7.6 cm
The Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa Collection, bequeathed by Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 99.203.58
This figurine belongs to the Early Cycladic II Phase (ca. 2700–2200 BCE), considered the classical period of Cycladic art. This was a period of great territorial expansion and important developments in the marble arts.

Rozenberg, S., "Cycladic Figurines in the Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa Collection", Israel Museum Studies in Archeology, 3, 2004
Apter-Gabriel, Ruth (Ed.), The Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2005

From Far and Wide: A Taste of the Lejwa Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 03/05/2005 - 13/08/2005

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir