Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a reclining banqueter

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 1 1/2 in. (8.9 x 14.8 x 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2539
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Bearded, reclining figure.
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. LXXVII.491, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1145, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Stylianou, Andreas and Patrick Schollmeyer. 2007. "Der Sarkophag aus Golgoi." Dynastensarkophage mit szenischen Reliefs aus Byblos und Zypern: Der Sarkophag aus Amathous als Beispiel kontaktinduzierten Wandels, 2. pp. 206 n. 87, 207 n. 91, pl. 52d, Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 245, p. 195, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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