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noun 
  1. A statue of woman produced in Ancient Greece. Statues show a woman standing, usually clothed and painted in bright colours and having a elaborate hairstyle. The female equivalent of a kouros.
     
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noun (kouroi)
  1. a sculpture of a naked youth in Ancient Greece, the male equivalent of a kore.
  • 1974: A redstone from Sounion, this strapping young Amsterdammer, translated into the slenderer grace of the modern graminivore. " Guy Davenport, Tatlin!
     
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noun 
  1. An ancient Greek vessel for mixing water and wine.
     
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noun (kylikes, pl2=kylixes)
  1. An Ancient Greek drinking cup with a stem, two handles, and a broad, shallow body
The dig team unearthed a at the site in Bergama.
     

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