Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone male figure

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2473
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The youth belongs to the same type as 74.51.2479. His garments differ slightly in that the loincloth is worn under a short kilt that is knotted at the waist.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Doell, Johannes. 1873. Die Sammlung Cesnola. no. 67, p. 22, pl. III.9, St. Petersburg: L’Académie Impérial des Sciences.

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. XI.13, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Perrot, Georges and Charles Chipiez. 1885. Histoire de l'Art dans l'Antiquité. t. 3, Phénicie, Cypre. p. 544, fig. 371, Paris: Hachette.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1256, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 170, pp. 106-7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 37, pp. 48, 56, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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