Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Standing male figurine

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
ca. 600–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; hand-made
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1627
Not on view
The lower part of the solid cylindrical body is missing. His arms are stretched along his body and fused with his torso.
From Cyprus Said to be from a tomb 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. XXVIII.225, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2023, pp. 338–39, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 1995. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 4. no. I(i)36, p.. 7, p. 7, pl. IV.3, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 146, pp. 86–87, 257, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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