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Although this statue is not considered part of the "Kouros" sculptures that
Found at the Palekastro settlement in three parts. It is made of hippopotamus ivory (probably imported from Egypt). Its head is carved from serpentine, the eyes made of rock crystal, its internal bowels made from wood, and its clothes consisted of gold leaf.
Neopalatial period, 50 cm tall (Sitia Museum, Crete)
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