The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The cylindrical body is wheel-made and hollow, with a bell-shaped bottom; the upper body and the head are handmade. There is a perforation on either side just above the bell-shaped section for the attachment of movable legs.
Said to be from Ormidhia
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. 203, 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. XXXI.259, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2098, p. 344, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Myres, John L. 1933. "The Amathus Bowl: A long-Lost Masterpiece of Oriental Engraving." The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 53(1): p. 35, n. 26, p. 36, n. 37.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 123, pp. 75, 257, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.