Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Seated male figurine

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
ca. 600–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; hand-made
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1641
Not on view
The man is seated, as if on the ground. His lower legs are missing.
From Cyprus Said to be from a tomb at Palaepaphos

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. XI.83, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2069, p. 342, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 1995. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 4. no. III(iii)4, p. 138, pl. LXXIX.7, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 153, pp. 90–91, 257, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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