Anavysos Kouros

“Stay and mourn at the monument of dead Kroisos, who raging Ares slew as he fought in the front ranks.”

Anavysos Kouros, c. 530 B.C.E., marble, 6′ 4″ (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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This sculpture and the Archaic period, National Archaeological Museum, Athens

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Anavysos Kouros," in Smarthistory, December 15, 2015, accessed September 22, 2023,