Reclining Female Figure Artist, attributed to: Israel Museum Sculptor (Greek, Cycladic, 3rd millenium B.C.)

ca. 2600 B.C.

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On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art




22.86 × 6.985 × 3.81 cm (9 × 2 3/4 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joann and Gifford Phillips, Class of 1942

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Bronze Age


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Athens art market; Joann and Gifford Phillips, acquired from the above, 1962; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired from the above, 2008.
This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.

  • Pat Getz-Gentle, "A Cycladic Figure Attributed to the Israel Museum Sculptor," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 80–85, fig. 1.
  • "Acquisitions 2009," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142, ill.
  • Pat Getz-Gentle, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture (Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001), 155.
  • Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 252, fig. 128.

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