12 June 2002
A CYCLADIC MARBLE HEAD
Attributed to the Goulandris Sculptor
Late Spedos Variety, Circa 2500-2400 B.C.
The long lyre-shaped face with a slightly pointed chin, the long semi-conical nose situated just below the center of the face, the neck flaring slightly
4¾ in. (12 cm) high
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For a recent analysis of the Goulandris Sculptor's prolific career see p. 84-93, pl. 71-76 in Getz-Gentle, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture.
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