Iraion. Samos. Greece. View of one statue from the copy of the statue group by the great 6th century sculptor Genelos. Dating from 560 - 550 B.C, the steeped pedestal originally contained 6 statues of which four have survived. The statues are representing a father, mother and children are of a distinguished family of the time. Each of the figures has an inscription stating its name. The work displays interesting innovations that influenced the art of Ionia.
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