Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Vladimir Naikhin
Female figure
Amorgos or Naxos, Greece
Kapsala Style, ca. 2600 BCE
The Israel Museum Master
Marble
H: 29 cm
Gift of Isidore M. Cohen, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 74.61.206
 
 
Six figurines of this type have been ascribed to a single sculptor, named after our Museum, which houses the best preserved of the six known figurines attributed to his hand.

Publications:
Thimme, J. (ed.), Art and Culture of the Cyclades, Karlsruhe I977 (Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3 Jahrtausend v. Chr. Katalog Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe 1976)

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