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Art and first civilizations
The foundations of early civilizations are shaped through folklore, religion and artistic expression.
The Cycladic sculptures were created between 5000 and 2400 BC.
The Cycladic Sculptures possess certain features -canonical [folded arms], proportional and simplistic. These sculptures were frequently painted. Pigments were used to add detail. The only facial feature carved was the nose. The sculptures have all been excavated at Cycladic cemeteries.