The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The flaring cylindrical body is handmade and solid, with a concave base. His head is large and wears a conical headdress.
Said to be from a tomb at 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. VI.42, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2049, p. 340, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 136, pp. 82, 257, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.