Harp Player

this lyricist from keros is of the "early spedos type" off the coast of greece. the work prefigures 20th century art in its use of space and tubular forms. these are thought to be a peaceful people, as those depicted on bull dance.

marble
height about 14"
c. 2500 b.c.
  
 
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