The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine is handmade and solid. It has a cylindrical body, a flat upright tail, long horns that curve backward, pellet ears, a protuberant nose, a pointed muzzle, and bulging eyes.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2076C, p. 342, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos. 1996. "The Cypro-archaic period monsters, animals and miscellanea." The Coroplastic Art of Ancient Cyprus, Vol. 6. no. K.2, p. 36, pl. XX.12, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 251, pp. 251, 260, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.