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Limestone statuette of a male votary

Period:
Archaic
Date:
probably mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H.: 14 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. (36.8 x 10.5 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2576
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure wears a long garment and a conical helmet.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1004, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 3, p. 32, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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