Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone upper body of a woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (20.6 x 14.3 x 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2642
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
Female figure with elaborate headdress, earrings and necklace.
“Found in the ruins of Idalium”

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. LXVII.437, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1082, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 200, p. 167, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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