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Marble headless kore (young woman), Cyrene, Greek period (last quarter of the 6th c. BC), H 1.20 m.

Marble headless kore (young woman), Cyrene, Greek period (last quarter of the 6th c. BC), H 1.20 m.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Marble headless kouros (young man), Cyrene, Greek period (mid-6th c. BC), H 1.14 m.

Marble headless kouros (young man), Cyrene, Greek period (mid-6th c. BC), H 1.14 m.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Marble aniconic bust of a funerary deity, Cyrenaica, Greek period (6th – 5th c. BC), 41 x 34 cm.

Marble aniconic bust of a funerary deity, Cyrenaica, Greek period (6th – 5th c. BC), 41 x 34 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Gilles Mermet
Marble aniconic veiled bust of a funerary deity, Cyrenaica, Greek period (4th c. BC), 98.5 x 50 cm.

Marble aniconic veiled bust of a funerary deity, Cyrenaica, Greek period (4th c. BC), 98.5 x 50 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Gilles Mermet
Marble veiled female bust, Cyrene necropolis, Greek period (4th c. BC), 71 x 49 x 25 cm.

Marble veiled female bust, Cyrene necropolis, Greek period (4th c. BC), 71 x 49 x 25 cm.

© Musée du Louvre, 2006, Paris / Daniel Lebée and Carine Deambrosis
Marble portrait statue of a veiled woman, north of the Temple of Apollo (Cyrene), Hellenistic period (150 – 50 BC), H 1.98 m.

Marble portrait statue of a veiled woman, north of the Temple of Apollo (Cyrene), Hellenistic period (150 – 50 BC), H 1.98 m.

© British Museum, London
Marble statue of Apollo with his lyre, Lepcis Magna bathhouse, Roman period (2nd c. AD).

Marble statue of Apollo with his lyre, Lepcis Magna bathhouse, Roman period (2nd c. AD).

© National Museum of Tripoli (As-Saraya al-Hamra)
Marble funerary veiled female bust, Cyrene, Hellenistic period (1st c. BC), 128 x 62 cm.

Marble funerary veiled female bust, Cyrene, Hellenistic period (1st c. BC), 128 x 62 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni

Notice

Material
Marble | Limestone | Stone
Type
Sculptures | Statues | Portrait
Details
Stone (limestone, marble). Statues (kore, kouros) of young Cyreneans nude or wearing a loincloth, a skirt or a dress; standing or walking, arms by the side or with one arm extended; hair may be braided. Male busts; waist-length female busts may be faceless (aniconic) and/or veiled (head or face). Statues, figurines and funerary busts. Portraits, animals, deities with their attributes and/or floral motifs, nude or wearing draped and/or pleated garments. May have glass paste eyes and bronze eyelashes. Height: 20-200 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
5th millennium BC – AD 642