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Limestone funerary stele with volutes and a Hathor head

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 23 3/4 x 19 x 4 1/2 in. (60.3 x 48.3 x 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2494
Not on view
Tombstone with Cypriot capital, head of Hathor, volutes, and lotus flowers.
From the necropolis of Golgoi

Doell, Johannes. 1873. Die Sammlung Cesnola. no. 828, p. 56, pl. XIII.21, 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. XVIII.26, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1415, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mercklin, Eugen von. 1962. Antike Figuralkapitelle. no. 62, p. 21, fig. 85, Berlin: W. de Gruyter & Co.

Sophocleous, Sophocles. 1985. ""Atlas des représentations chypro-archaiques des divinités." Master's Diss.." Master's Diss. no. 4, pp. 132–33. Paul Aströms Förlag.

Hermary, Antoine. 1985. "Un nouveau chapiteau hathorique trouvé à Amathonte." Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, 109(2): pp. 676, 681.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 474, pp. 340–41, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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