Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a beardless male votary with a conical helmet

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd or 3rd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (23.2 x 9.2 x 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2548
Not on view
There are traces of fire on the feet and the left side. The right arm is bent under the garment, the left arm is held to the side of the body. The facial features are summarily rendered.
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.366, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1009, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 13, p. 37, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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