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Limestone funerary stele with two recumbent sphinxes

Date:
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 22 1/4 x 19 x 6 3/4 in. (56.5 x 48.3 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2877
Not on view
From the necropolis of Golgoi

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1410, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Pogiatzi, Elena. 2003. Die Grabreliefs auf Zypern: von der archaischen bis zur romischen Zeit. cat. 13, pp. 7, 77, 84-5, 113, pl. IX, Mannheim: Bibliopolis.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 466, pp. 334–35, Myres 1410, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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