The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and hollow. The back is handmade, with a small round vent at chest level. The veil around the head was added.
Said to be from a tomb at 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. XXIV.195, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2155, 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). p. 66, no. 180, pl. XVIII.3, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 185, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.