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Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Artist/Maker Unknown
Kore (archaic statue of a young maiden) from the Heraion of Samos. Bears an inscription in Ionian alphabet: "Cheramyes dedicated me to Hera, as a gift". Marble, made in Samos, ca. 570–560 BC

Dimensions H. 1.92 cm (6 ft. 3 ½ in.)
Credit line Purchase, 1881
Accession number Ma 686
Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Denon, lower ground floor, room 1
Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

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