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Terracotta statuette of a nude woman

Period:
Late Cypriot II
Date:
ca. 1450–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; hand-made
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/14 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1546
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
The statuette is handmade and solid.
Said to be from a tomb at Nicosia-Ayia Paraskevi

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. III.17, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2016, p. 337, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Orphanides, Andreas G. 1983. ""Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines in the Cesnola Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master's Diss.." Master's Diss. pp. 15-6, pl. XIV, no. 13.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 1993. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 2. p. 12, pl. IX.7, no. B(iii)3, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 10, pp. 22, 24, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 15, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 265, pp. 228, 458, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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