ancient greek art
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Collection of Cycladic Figurines, from the Cycladic Islands, Marble, 2300 BC (Early Bronze Age), British Museum ---conical collection. style: folded arms, standing on toes, long noses - they come in all sizes. Usually found in graves. Purpose unknown. Look to be made for lying down. All conical shaped figurines are female. Large figurine is pregnant, and some have lines across their stomachs to show child birth.