Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Seated limestone kourotrophos

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall:H.: 9 x W.:5 1/4 x D.:1 5/8 in. (22.9 x 13.3 x 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2520
Not on view
Seated "nursing mother" on a high-backed throne.
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. LVII.396, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1131, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 219, p. 179, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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