The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine was made from a worn mold. It is solid except for the concave base. The right arm is handmade; the left is missing. She sits on a seat without arms.
Said to be from the Salt Lake near Larnaca, Cyprus
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1877. Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples. A Narrative of Researches and Excavations During Ten Years' Residence in That Island. p. 89, pl. VI, London: John Murray.
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. IV.22, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2150, p. 351, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 210, pp. 122–23, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.