The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure represents a votary, or worshipper. Of particular interest is her jewelry, including ear caps and two necklaces.
From Cyprus, said to be from Larnaca (Kition)
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. XXIV.191, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2158, p. 351, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos. 1998. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus: The Cypro-archaic period small female figurines, Vol. 5(B). no. 182, p. 67, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 164, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.