Naxian marble

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Description

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.

Authority

  • 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

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