Princeton Art Museum Exhibition: "City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus" (now through January 20, 2013)(More about event)
This exhibition explores the history and archaeology of Polis Chrysochous, a town in the Republic of Cyprus that is the site of the ancient city of Marion and its successor city, Arsinoe. Celebrating the conclusion of more than two decades of excavations at Polis by the Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology, under the direction of Professor William A. P. Childs, City of Gold will feature 110 objects lent by the Cypriot Department of Antiquities, the British Museum, and the Musée du Louvre, including splendid gold jewelry and a rare marble statue of a kouros, or nude male youth.
Greek, Attic, ca. 520-510 B.C.: Statue of a kouros (nude male youth), from Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus. Parian marble, h. 72 cm
Location: Princeton Art Museum
Date/Time: 01/20/13 at 5:00 pm - 01/20/13 at 5:00 pm
Department: Princeton University Art Museum