An ancient, coarse-grain, white marble quarried from the Greek island of Naxos. Naxian marble was used for sculpture between the 7th and 6th c. BCE.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Janet Burnett Grossman, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2003
- Website address 1 Comment: www.naxosnet.com/gett_ar/kouros_mel_eng.html