The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine is handmade and solid, with a mold-made face. The nude, bearded figure is preserved to the hips, where it is broken diagonally from the rest of the figurine, which must have been a horse-and-rider group.
Said to be from Idalion
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. XLV.352, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2260, p. 359, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 291, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.