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PEPLOS KORE FROM THE ACROPOLISRosalyn V RobinsonLiberty UniversityHIST309: Historic Fashion and Design
PEPLOS KORE FROM THE ACROPOLIS2Figure 1: Peplos Kore from the AcropolisPeplos Kore is derived from Kore, a young woman, and Peplos, a shawl-like robe ordrapery worn by women in Greek culture. The Peplos is a rectangle of clothes worn bywomen during the ancient Greek civilization. The approximate date for the item is 530BC.1The primary medium for the Peplos Kore sculpture made from white marble is colorfullyadorned. These suggest features of a Greek deity. For example, the Peplos Kore brings outattributes of the Goddess Athena.The time depicted by the item is the archaic period comprised of many representationsof male and female figures. The Peplos represents archaic art which was highly stylized togeometric shapes.2The naming of the Peplos Kore is based on the original thoughts.However, the name was kept because the original idea was the Kore. The title reflected thearchaic period and Kores and Kourais. They were the male and female representatives in the1Smart History, "Peplos Kore from the Acropolis,"

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