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Her lips are made of copper-rose, and part to reveal teeth made of white marble, while her bronze lashes frame eyes made of marble and chestnut irises . . . . Her hair is coiffed in the 'melon' style; the wavy hair has been parted into equal sections, twisted and pulled back . . . . (Piraeus Artemis).
This bronze(!) statue of Artemis dates to the fourth century B.C.! It is larger than life size— 6.4 ft. [1.94 m.] tall. Originally there was a quiver on her back. In her right hand she held an offering bowl and in her left a bow (missing). She is wearing a peplos—the folds of which area clearly visible.
This statue, along with three others, was found in 1959 during building excavations in Piraeus. They were found as a group and although deposited at the same time, they were crafted at different periods. They were probably deposited in the first century B.C.