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The Palaikastro Kouros

a Minoan chryselephantine statuette and its Aegean Bronze Age context

by J. A. MacGillivray

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Published by Managing Committee, the British School at Athens in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British School at Athens.,
  • Art, Aegean.,
  • Art, Greek -- Chronology.,
  • Bronze age -- Aegean Sea region -- Chronology.,
  • Chronology, Greek.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Crete.,
  • Greeks -- Origin.,
  • Sculpture, Minoan.,
  • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index.

    StatementJ.A. MacGillivray, J.M. Driessen and L.H. Sackett ; with contributions by C.V. Crowther ... [et al.].
    SeriesBritish School at Athens studies -- 6
    ContributionsDriessen, J. M., Sackett, L. H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5630 .M33 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p., [44] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22317972M
    ISBN 100904887359

    In this book she revealed that the worship of Baby Zeus as Kouros is at the very origins of ancient Greek religion. In this hymn,discovered among the ruins of a temple in Crete, zeus is identified as kouros 'the youthful and the greatest.' who was hidden away at birth. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

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The Palaikastro Kouros is a chryselephantine statuette of a male found in the modern-day town of Palaikastro on the Greek island of has been dated to the Late Minoan period (15th century BC) during the Bronze is currently on display in the Archaeological Museum of ng roughly 50 cm ( in) tall, its large size and the value of its materials indicate that it.

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This book reports on the find and its context, conservation of this and other associated finds and its display in the Siteia Museum, as well as eight essays on the wider social, ritual and artistic context of the kouros. Discovery The Palaikastro Kouros is a youthful male figure (fig.

1), carved in ivory and clad in gold by a sculptor with an extraordinary talent for naturalistic detail. Its broken and burnt fragments (fig. 4 a) lay scattered in Building 5, interpreted as a town sanctuary, and in the street outside (figs.

6a, c), just as they had fallen during the great fire destruction of the early 15th. Octopus Vase from Palaikastro; 9. Statuette of a Male Figure (The Palaikastro Kouros) Hagia Triada sarcophagus; Bull-leaping fresco from the palace of Knossos; Minoan woman or goddess from the palace of Knossos ("La Parisienne") Part III.

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Πολιτισμικοί δεσμοί τριών χιλιετιών: κατάλογος έκθεσης. Statuette of a Male Figure (The Palaikastro Kouros), – B.C.E.

Hagia Triada sarcophagus, c. B.C.E. Bull-leaping fresco from the east wing of the palace of Knossos, c. B.C.E. The Palaikastro Kouros. The origin of the chryselephantine technique remains a mystery, but the earliest known examples are said to date to the 2nd millennium BC and are from the Aegean Islands.

The best known specimen of these early chryselephantine sculptures is the Palaikastro Kouros, a statuette from Crete depicting a young man. out of 5 stars Palaikastro Kouros. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase. This is a highly specialized text but for anyone interested in the Late Minoan era it is crucial.

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The body, carved from a hippopotamus tooth, is delicately worked to show the anatomical details of the hands and legs. The Minoan zoma (loincloth. Palaikastro Kouros (ca. 15th century BCE) from East Crete, Siteia Museum, a 50 cm tall Chryselephantine (gold and ivory) Statuette, restored from hundreds of fragments, it is.

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The Palaikastro Kouros - A Masterpiece of Minoan Sculpture in Ivory and Gold Author H.L. Sackett Book condition New Brand new Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Ministry of Culture Place of Publication Athens Date published Keywords ancient sculpture Bookseller catalogs GREECE.

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