The sculpted marble statues of young Greek women known as korai were created between the seventh and the fifth centuries BC. Katerina Karakasi argues that the majority of earlier research studies on these statues focused narrowly on arranging the korai chronologically and stylistically. In this work, Karakasi explores the meanings and functions of these figures, as well as the historical and cultural contexts in which they were produced. She also points out that only by determining the precise location where each korai ...

Archaic Korai 2004, J. Paul Getty Trust Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892366996