Peplos Kore

What’s in a name? Discover whether this ancient Greek offering is an idealized young woman or a goddess.


Peplos Kore, c. 530 B.C.E., from the Acropolis, Athens, Greece (Acropolis Museum, Athens)

Additional Resources
This sculpture at the Acropolis Museum
video from Acropolis Museum


Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Peplos Kore," in Smarthistory, December 15, 2015, accessed December 10, 2023,