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2720. Statue of a Kouros. Naxian marble. Found in Sounion.

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The statue was a votive offering to Poseidon and stood before his temple.
Its over-lifesize scale is striking and testifies to the tendency
of early Archaic sculptors to create impressive colossal statues
About 600 B.C.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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