Collection: Samos, Archaeological Museum of Samos
Title: Face of Samian Colossal Kouros
Context: From Samos, Sanctuary of Hera
Findspot: Excavated at Samos, Sanctuary of Hera, near the Sacred Way (8 June 1984)
Summary: Oval face of a youthful male figure with an Archaic smile and slanted eyes
Object Function: Votive
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue: kouros
Category: Separated fragments
Style: High Archaic
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 590 BC - ca. 580 BC
Scale: Colossal
Region: Sporades
Period: High Archaic
In Whole: Samian Colossal Kouros

Condition: Single piece

Sources Used: Kyrieleis 1996, 3, pl. 5, passim