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Terracotta head of a man wearing a wreath

Period:
Cypro-Classical II
Date:
ca. 400–310 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1475
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 175
Another head made in the same mold is now in the Pierides Museum, Larnaka. It was found in a sanctuary at Pomos in northwestern Cyprus.
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. pl. XV.117, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1469, p. 260, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 368, pp. 232–33, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 268, pp. 155, 261, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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