The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The solid head and body are mold-made, the arms handmade. The back is handmade, flat, and pared. The crude, cruciform figure is in a frontal pose, the feet close together.
Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, or the Salt Lake near Larnaca, 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. XII.93, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2242, p. 358, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. cat. 220, Online publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.