Limestone statuette of a male votary with a plain headdress
middle of the 6th century B.C.
Overall:H.: 5 1/8 x W.:2 1/8 x D.:1 1/4 in. (13 x 5.4 x 3.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The long bare feet of the figure stand on a narrow plinth. The right arm is bent under the garment. There are traces of red paint. The face has a smiling expression. The smooth hair is Egyptianizing in style.
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. XXXIV.217, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1010, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 173, p. 151, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.