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Limestone statuette of a male votary with a long garment and a plain headdress

Period:
Archaic
Date:
middle of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 3/4 × 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (29.8 × 10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2503
Not on view
The figure stands on a small plinth with schematically rendered bare feet that are side by side.
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. XXXII.211, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1008, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 172, p. 151, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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