Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of a female votary holding a flower

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th or early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (50.2 x 14.6 x 6 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2643
Not on view
Female figure with elaborate necklaces, holding a flower.
“From 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.440, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1084, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 202, pp. 168-69, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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