Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a beardless male votary in Egyptianizing dress wearing a helmet

Period:
Archaic
Date:
first half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H.: 26 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (67.9 x 24.8 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2553
Not on view
Male figure with Egyptian loin-cloth and Assyrian helmet.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1038, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 46, pp. 59, 63, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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