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Standing female figurine

Period:
Cypro-Classical I
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1570
Not on view
The solid, mold-made plaque is slightly concave and pared in back. She stands in a stiff frontal pose with her feet together.
From Cyprus Said to be from Amathus

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. XXIII.184, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2252, p. 358, 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. 204, p. 129, pl. XXXIII.6, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. cat. 214, Online publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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