|Collection:||Athens, Acropolis Museum|
|Context:||From Athens, Acropolis|
|Summary:||Young woman wearing himation over a fine chiton|
|Sculpture Type:||Free-standing statue: kore|
|Original or Copy:||Original|
|Date:||ca. 600 BC - ca. 575 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 1.80 m; W. (max.) 0.285 m|
Subject Description: The woman represented by this statue wears a himation draped diagonally across the upper chest, over a chiton, which is rendered with narrow, parallel pleats. She holds her right arm rigidly at her side, whereas her left arm was bent, holding an apple (?) to her chest.
Form & Style: The style of drapery recalls Samian korai, such as those from the
Condition Description: Missing head, feet, and the left arm, below the middle of the upper arm, except where it was held to the chest (where it has been chipped off); a fragment comprising the wrist has been reattached.
Material Description: Coarse-grained (Naxian?) marble, according to Brouskari