Stele of Little Girl with Doves

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 05 March 2021

A marble stele depicting a young girl saying farewell to her pet doves as she gently holds them. Doves were popular animals in ancient Greece and frequently appeared in mythology and literature. Greek, Parian marble. Made c. 450-440 BCE. 80.6 cm (31 3/4 in) x 37 cm (14 9/16 in). Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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