Limestone statuette of a beardless male votary with a conical helmet
late 7th or first half of the 6th century B.C.
Overall:H.: 6 x W.:2 x D.:1 in. (15.2 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The statuette is very small and flat with traces of red at the bottom of the garment. The features of the beardless face are only roughed out. The back is smooth and flat.
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.380, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1005, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 5, p. 33, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.