Parian marble

A fine-grained, translucent, pure-white marble with large, shiny calcite crystals. The quarries on the Greek island of Paros were in use from 2nd millennium BCE.  Some of the most celebrated works of Greek sculpture, such as the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Kritios Boy, were carved from Parian marble. Web resource here.

Aphrodite (“The Bartlett Head”). Ca. 330-300 BCE. Parian marble. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.