The “Kouros of Sounion”
In the precincts of the sanctuary of Sounion there were several statues. The statues were votive offerings of wealthy citizens of the city of Athens to the gods who were worshipped at Sounion, that is the god Poseidon and the goddess Athena. “Kouros” is a type of statue depicting a young man.

The “Kouros of Sounion” is exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum


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