The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figurine, a seated goddess of the Kition type, is mold-made and hollow. The back is handmade, flattened, and pared.
Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, Cyprus
Strahan, Edward. 1881. "Greek Terra-Cottas from Tanagra and Elsewhere." Scribner's Monthly, 21(5). p. 921, fig. 7.
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. XXXIX.318, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2220, p. 357, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 315, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.