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Limestone votary of a bearded male in Egyptianizing dress

Period:
Cypro-Archaic
Date:
2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 53 3/4 in. (136.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2470
Not on view
Votary statue of an bearded male in Egyptian dress with triple collar.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1362, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine. 1985. "Un nouveau chapiteau hathorique trouvé à Amathonte." Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, 109(2): p. 685 n. 92.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 50, p. 66, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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