Articles about The Cycladic Islands

Which was the role of Cycladic marble figurines in funerary rituals?

Which was the role of Cycladic marble figurines in funerary rituals? Cycladic marble figurines are particular objects that for their style and shape already in ancient times have produced a great interest

Prehistoric Arts of the Eastern Mediterranean

Prehistoric Arts of the Eastern Mediterranean   February 11–May 4, 2003 at the Getty Center This exhibition, featuring the oldest works of art in the Museum’s collection, presents sculpture and vases from the

Cycladic civilization

Cycladic civilization (also known as Cycladic culture or The Cycladic period) is an Early Bronze Age culture of the Cyclades, Greece, in the Aegean Sea, spanning the period from approximately 3000 BC-2000

The Cyclades, a group of islands

  Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art   The Cyclades, a group of islands in the southwestern Aegean, comprises some thirty small islands and numerous islets. The

The Cyclades

    Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art   The Cyclades, a group of islands in the southwestern Aegean, comprises some thirty small islands and numerous islets.

Early Cycladic Art and Culture

Thematic Essay The Cyclades, a group of islands in the southwestern Aegean, comprises some thirty small islands and numerous islets. The ancient Greeks called them kyklades, imagining them as a circle (kyklos)

Early Cycladic Art

Early Cycladic Art Early Cycladic Art is divided into three periods (EC I (2800-2500 BCE), EC II (2500-2200 BCE), and EC III (2200-2000 BCE)), the art is by no means strictly confined

Depicting the female form-Cycladic Statues

From the Getty Museum   Depicting the female form   The vast majority of Cycladic figures are female among the existing examples only 5% depict men, and most of these are engaged