Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a youthful votary wearing a pointed cap

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
Late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 18 x 4 x 6 7/8 in. (45.7 x 10.2 x 17.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2599
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Male figure with long hair, high peaked cap and shawl-like over garment.
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. XLII.274, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1061, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 188, p. 122, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 176, p. 153, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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