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Limestone statuette of Herakles brandishing a club

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 1/2 x 7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. (31.8 x 19.4 x 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2607
Not on view
Right arm raised, brandishing club.
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. LXXXVII.577, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1096, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Sophocleous, Sophocles. 1985. ""Atlas des représentations chypro-archaiques des divinités." Master's Diss.." Master's Diss. p. 42, pl. XI.3. Paul Aströms Förlag.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 314, p. 237, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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