- Refers to the cultures and styles of Greece and Asia Minor that developed on islands and on mainland areas surrounding the Aegean Sea, which lies between Greece and Turkey.
- Refers to the style of artistic production on the Cycladic archipelago between roughly 3500 or 3000 and 2000 BCE though some authors date the period from circa 2500 to circa 1900 BCE. Artworks include stone vases, wall paintings, and most typically, pottery and marble figures. Early pottery is burnished and decorated with incised rectilinear or curvilinear designs and includes the frying-pan type, while later works are matt-painted. Marble figures are characterized by spare, elegant, and geometric forms and include most commonly the folded-arm type.
- Referring to the sex that normally produces eggs or female germ cells.
- General term for rock that has been cut, shaped, crushed, or otherwise formed for use in construction or other purposes. Includes the specific archaeological and anthropological sense of individual stones which may be decorated or ornamented and which may be used in ritual contexts. These are usually not carved or dressed, and so differ from sculptures made from stone.
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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
Three Thousand Yeas of Classical Art
University of Sydney.
Sydney, Australia, 1970
Figure Number: 56
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