A sculpture representing a standing young woman clothed in long robes, especially one produced in Greece before the fifth century BC.
Origin of koreGreek korē young girl, kore ; see ker-2 in Indo-European roots.
c. 530 bc Greek marble statue
(plural korai or kores)
- (art, sculpture) An Ancient Greek statue of a woman, portrayed standing, usually clothed, painted in bright colours and having an elaborate hairstyle.
From Ancient Greek ÎºÏŒÏÎ· (korÄ“, “girl, maiden").