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Limestone head of a youth with wreath

Period:
Cypro-Classical
Date:
mid–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (31.1 x 21.6 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2826
Not on view
Figure wearing crown of leaves and berries.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Between 1865 and 1872, found by Luigi Palma di Cesnola at the Sanctuary of Golgoi - Ayios Photios, Cyprus; until 1874, collection of Luigi Palma di Cesnola; acquired in 1874, purchased by subscription from Luigi Palma di Cesnola.
Doell, Johannes. 1873. Die Sammlung Cesnola. no. 358, p. 46, pl. 10.2, St. Petersburg: L’Académie Impérial des Sciences.

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1878. Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples. A Narrative of Researches and Excavations During Ten Years' Residence in That Island. pp. 140-6, New York: Harper & Brothers.

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. p. 485, pl. LXXV.75, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1312, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 118, p. 116, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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