Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of Dionysos holding a thyrsos

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
310–30 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 20 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. (52.1 x 20 x 10.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2746
Not on view
Figure in hunting dress with staff.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1243, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 350, p. 258, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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