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Early Cycladic Figurines


Mark Cartwright
by Xuan Che
published on 07 October 2012
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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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