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Select a single piece of sculpture that you believe best reflects the stylistic principles of Greek art from the Classical period (Early, High, or Late). Describe briefly the principles of the period and how the work reflects them. Be sure to fully cite and indicate the sculpture you choose.

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As you show an example, I like the piece called "Head of a Veiled Goddess," from 425 B.C. Its image is located at http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/2007.328e

As you demonstrate how it reflects the High Classical Style in its elements and principles, I feel like its peaceful facial expression reflects this era. Research shows that this era in sculpture saw how a "serene ...

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Using research, a brief example is given to reflect the era.

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