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Figurine of a woman

ca. 2400–2200 B.C.

White coarse-grained marble

19.4 × 8.4 × 2.4 cm (7 5/8 × 3 5/16 × 15/16 in.)
Gift of Frederic E. Ossorio, B.A. 1942
1970.24.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
Middle Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 
Bibliography: 

Pat Getz-Gentle, “A Cycladic Figure Attributed to the Israel Museum Sculptor,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 82, fig. 2.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 259, ill.

Steven C. Rockefeller and John C. Elder, Spirit and Nature: Visions of Interdependence, exh. cat. (Middlebury, Vt.: Middlebury College Museum of Art, 1990), 35, no. 6, ill.

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 289, no. 228.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.