Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of a limestone crown belonging to a statue of the Great Goddess

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd half of the 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 7 1/2 x W.:7 5/8 x D. 2 in. (19.1 x 19.4 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2640
Not on view
Fragment of large statue, high head-dress with mural crown.
“From Leucolla”

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. XXVII.102, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1375, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 358, pp. 264–65, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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