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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.
Resources and Citations
- Janet Burnett Grossman, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2003
- Website: www.naxosnet.com/gett_ar/kouros_mel_eng.html