Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a “hunter” in Egyptianizing dress

2nd or middle quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Overall: H.:4 1/2 x W.:3 x D.:2 3/8 in. (11.4 x 7.6 x 6 cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
Archer with quiver and bow (?) on left shoulder.
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.375, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Faegersten, Fanni. 2003. The Egyptianizing Male Limestone Statuary from Cyprus: a study of a cross-cultural eastern Mediterranean votive type. no. 37, p. 348, pl. 30, Lund, Sweden: Lund University, Museum of Classical Antiquities.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 53, pp. 68–9, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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