Overall:H.: 5 1/2 x W.:2 3/4 x D.:2 1/8 in. (14 x 7 x 5.4 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The nude figure has a round abdomen and small, protruding buttocks. The head is that of Bes, with her grimacing features, extended tongue, and lion ears.
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.370, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1121, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 345, p. 255, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.