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Circe

Nikos Sofialakis1970/1970

The Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture

The Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture

This relief of the Goddess Circe portrays the famed enchantress of the Odyssey with an elaborate coif that echoes Homer’s description of the “fair-tressed Goddess", or "the Goddess with the braided hair” (Od. X.135).

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  • Title: Circe
  • Creator: Nikos Sofialakis
  • Date: 1970/1970
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: Sculpture
  • Subject Keywords: Circe, Kirke, Greek goddess, coif, Sofialakis
  • Type: Relief
  • Physical Medium: Marble of Mount Penteli
  • Photo Credits: The Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture
  • Gallery: The Nikos Sofialakis Center of Neoclassical Sculpture
  • Exhibitions: Exhibited in 1970 in the Fine Art Festival in Denver, Colorado and at the Athenaeum of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association in Alexandria, Virginia, as part of Nikos Sofialakis' second exhibition tour of the United States of America.
  • Dimensions: Wall-hanging

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