Vance Cox - Photography and Art | National Archaeology Museum, Athens, Greece - April 1994 | Marble votive Kouros (naked youth) from Ptoon. ca. 550 BC.

Marble votive Kouros (naked youth) from Ptoon. ca. 550 BC.

Votive kouros, made of Naxian marble. It was found, in 1885, in the sanctuary of Apollo on Mount Ptoon in Boeotia. His hair, tied with a ribbon, hangs behind to his back and sits in small curls on his forehead. (Museum description).