Early Cycladic Figurines

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Xuan Che
published on 07 October 2012

Early Cycladic 'violin' figurines in marble, 3200-2800 BCE. The figurines represent a squatting female figure but their exact significance is not known. Most probably they represent a female fertility deity. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens).

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APA Style

Che, X. (2012, October 07). Early Cycladic Figurines. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/914/

Chicago Style

Che, Xuan. "Early Cycladic Figurines." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 07, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/914/.

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Che, Xuan. "Early Cycladic Figurines." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Oct 2012. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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