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Harp Player

Title

Harp Player

Subject

Seated figure playing the harp

Date

2700 - 2300 BCE

Coverage

Keros, Greece

Description

Figure seated in a chair with a harp resting on the right knee. His head is tilted upward; left arm is raised as if playing the harp, and right arm rests on base of harp as if steadying the instrument.

Relation

The British Museum. Ancientgreece.co.uk. January 29, 2015. http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/.

Sakoulas, Thomas. Ancient-Greece.org. January 25, 2015. http://ancient-greece.org/images/museums/athens-aegean/pages/athens-mus-aegean002.html.

Source

The J. Paul Getty Museum. January 29, 2015. http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=12928.

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Contributor

Lee Sorensen

Rights

This image is available for download, without charge, under the Getty's Open Content Program.

Format

Marble; 14 ⅛ x 3 ¾ x 11 1/16 in.

Language

N/A

Type

Cycladic figurine

Identifier

Art Object No.: 12928