Cycladic Figurines

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Mark Cartwright
published on 14 August 2013
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Marble figurines from Naxos in the Cyclades. The significance of the statues is not known for certain only that they were once painted and are generally found in a burial context across the Cyclades group. These examples date to between 2800 and 2300 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Naxos).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, August 14). Cycladic Figurines. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cycladic Figurines." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 14, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Cycladic Figurines." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Aug 2013. Web. 01 Dec 2021.