Wednesday, May 05, 2004


Plural �Korai, � type of freestanding statue of a maiden - the female counterpart of the kouros, or standing youth - that appeared with the beginning of Greek monumental sculpture in about 660 BC and remained to the end of the Archaic period in about 500 BC. Over this period the kore remained essentially the same, although, as in all Greek art, it evolved from a highly stylized form to a more naturalistic


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