Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone head of a bearded male wearing a conical helmet

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2847
Not on view
Bearded head of a man, faintly smiling, wearing a conical helmet.
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. XLIX.292, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1283, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gjerstad, Einar. 1948. The Swedish Cyprus Expedition: The Cypro-Geometric, Cypro-Archaic, and Cypro-Classical Periods, Vol. 4(2). p. 114, pl. XIV.1–.2, Stockholm: The Swedish Cyprus Expedition.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 17, pp. 28, 39–40, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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