Upper part of a limestone statuette of a male aulos player
2nd or 3rd quarter of the 6th century
Overall:H.: 8 1/8 x W.:6 1/4 x D.:3 7/8 in. (20.6 x 15.9 x 9.8 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The head and the upper part of the torso remain. The instrument is missing. Only the top of the reeds and the phorbeia in relief remain, as well as the points where the hands were attached to the chest.
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. XXI.43, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1026, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 227, p. 184, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.