Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1885. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 1. pl. IV.6, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

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.

Faegersten, Fanni. 2003. The Egyptianizing Male Limestone Statuary from Cyprus: a study of a cross-cultural eastern Mediterranean votive type. no. 26, p. 347, pls. 7.2, 28, Lund, Sweden: Lund University, Museum of Classical Antiquities.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 50, pp. 59, 66, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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