Lot 0022

Superb Cycladic Marble Figure Spedos Type, ex-Sothebys

Ancient Greece, Cyclades, ca. 2500 BCE. Finely carved from marble, a reclining female figure with her arms crossed, typical of the sculpture of the Cyclades in the mid-2000s BCE known as the Spedos variety, this name derived from an Early Cycladic cemetery on the island of Naxos. This canonical type is characterized by an elongated slender body... more

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