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Parian Mable Ancient Greek Archaic statue of a kouros, found in Anavyssos, Attica, circa 530 BC, Athens National Archaeological Museum. Cat no 3851. Against grey.

The body of the statue is powerful and articulate with empahasised muscles. This was a funerary statue from the grave of Kroisos, as indicated bt the inscription on its base reading, 'stop and mourn at the grave of Kroiusos, whom raging Ares destroyed when he fought among the defenders'. .

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Parian Mable Ancient Greek Archaic statue of a kouros, found in Anavyssos, Attica, circa 530 BC, Athens National Archaeological Museum. Cat no 3851. Against grey.<br />
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The body of the statue is powerful and articulate with empahasised muscles. This was a funerary statue from the grave of Kroisos, as indicated bt the inscription on its base reading, 'stop and mourn at the grave of Kroiusos, whom raging Ares destroyed when he fought among the defenders'. .<br />
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If you prefer to buy from our ALAMY STOCK LIBRARY page at https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/paul-williams-funkystock/greco-roman-sculptures.html . Type -    Athens    - into LOWER SEARCH WITHIN GALLERY box - Refine search by adding a subject, place, background colour, etc.<br />
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