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Seated limestone kourotrophos

Period:
Late Archaic–Early Classical
Date:
late 6th or early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: H.:6 1/8 x W.:4 x D.:2 in. (15.6 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2510
Not on view
Statue of a "nursing mother" with veil seated on a high-backed throne.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1128, p. 180, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Myres, John L. 1940-1945. "Excavations in Cyprus, 1913." Annual of the British School at Athens, 41: p. 66.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 217, p. 178, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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