Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Standing female figurine

Period:
Late Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
Early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1737
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and solid. The back is handmade and flattened; the figurine is shallow, almost a plaque.
From Cyprus Said to be from Kythrea

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. XXXII.270, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2246, p. 358, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 212, pp. 123–24, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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