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Female figure

Female figure

Female figure


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

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Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

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.

From the Israel Museum publications:

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