The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The solid figurine was made from a worn mold and crudely smoothed. Her feet are missing. She holds a lyre in her left hand and gives the semblance of playing it with her right.
Said to be from a tomb at Amathus
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. V.37, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2255, p. 358, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Monloup, Thérèse. 1994. Les terres cuites classiques: un sanctuaire de la grande déesse. Salamine de Chypre., Vol. 14. p. 109, n. 6, Paris: Diffusion de Boccard.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 195, pp. 115–16, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.