Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Group of three standing male figures

Cypro-Archaic II
6th century B.C.(?)
Terracotta; hand-made
H. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
Three male figures stand back-to-back around a column. The group is handmade and solid.
From Cyprus Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, Cyprus

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. XXVII.223, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2119, p. 347, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 1995. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 4. no. III(ii)2, p. 137, pl. LXXIX.3, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 116, p. 70, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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