The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and solid, with handmade arms and flute. The back is plain. The arms are bent forward to hold a double flute. She originally stood at the center of a group of ring dancers.
Said to be from 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.36, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2248, p. 358, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos. 1995. The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 4. no. I(vi)3, p. 38, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 217, pp. 126–27, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.