Cycladic Figurine c. 2400 BCE

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Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Getty Villa, Malibu)
published on 07 October 2012
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Cycladic Figurine c. 2400 BCE

A marble figurine from the Cycladic islands, c. 2400 BCE. The posture and incised details are typical of Cycladic sculpture and the swollen belly may suggest pregnancy. The function of the statues is unknown but they may represent a fertility deity. (J.Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, USA).

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Malibu), M. H. (. A. T. G. V. (2012, October 07). Cycladic Figurine c. 2400 BCE. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/913/

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Malibu), Mary H. (. A. T. G. V. "Cycladic Figurine c. 2400 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 07, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/913/.

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Malibu), Mary H. (. A. T. G. V. "Cycladic Figurine c. 2400 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Oct 2012. Web. 30 Mar 2020.

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