Limestone statue of a male votary holding a dove and an apple
3rd–1st century B.C.
Overall: 27 1/2 x 10 1/8 x 6 in. (69.9 x 25.7 x 15.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure wears a long, pleated tunic with elbow-length sleeves and the feet are shod. The lowered right hand holds a rounded object and the raised left hand clasps a bird, the head of which is missing.
Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Curium, Cyprus
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1197, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 203, Myres 1197, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.