Limestone statuette of a seated beardless male votary writing on a scroll
late 5th or early 4th century B.C.
Overall: 12 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (30.5 x 13.3 x 5.4 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Poet seated with manuscript and pen in lap.
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.362, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1234, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 181, pp. 156–57, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.