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the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC

a group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean

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While the Parian traditional villages, particularly Naoussa, Parikia and Lefkes, are perfect examples of Cycladic architecture, with whitewashed sugar houses, paved streets and blue-domed churches.
Archaeologists have unearthed remarkable monumental structures built about 4,500 years ago on a promontory on the Cycladic island of Keros, Greece.
Comprising eleven paintings and three theatrical, flat-like sculptures, his recent exhibition "Cycladic Figures" proposed alternate realities in which the stuff of the past--for example, rotary phones, Polaroid cameras, and Greek statuary from 2500 bce-collided with fantastic technologies, both real and imagined.
Tragically, the marble figurines of Cycladic art, with their arms folded across the stomach, have revived in the drowned bodies of the refugee toddlers and teens found on the shores of the Aegean.
Kea is the closest Cycladic island to Athens and is accessible by ferry or speed boat from Lavrio Harbour.
The traditional Cycladic architectural style of picturesque whitewashed cubes is found all over the island (not a high-rise in sight) and, thankfully, any new villas are in keeping with this low-rise look.
While two calm ums of white Cycladic clay Stand silently still in niches I drew last summer In the random warm granite of my chimney breast.
Meanwhile, a female collected in 2005 on the Cycladic island of Milos proved identical with the species from Andikithira.
Lyddie sees Axel Herzog in a new light and, eventually, retreats to the Cycladic Islands in Greece to face what she tried to escape.
This is a further step to ensuring security of electricity supply of the islands, following the EUR 65 mln agreement we signed in September to support the connection of the main Cycladic islands with the mainland interconnected system of Greece," said EIB's Hoyer.
There's plenty of budget accommodation in Mykonos Town, but if you're treating yourself, head out to the flashy, splashy beach resorts: beautiful, golden curls of sand backed by hills dotted with shining white Cycladic villas.
The village itself is in harmony with he Cycladic architecture of white washed cubic houses while the pebbled alleys will guide you through local shops, taverns and bars.
Her favourite gallery in the Louvre, she tells me, is the one with pre-classical Greek antiquities, Cycladic idols and vases from Rhodes.
For me, the white marble Cycladic heads of the third millennium BCE, with their long, prominent triangular noses, immediately come to mind.
For all the traditional associations of the feminine with fecundity, even the latter-day Cycladic sisters of the series monumentalize another organism's death, though it is only a single tree.