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Bone statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Hellenistic or Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Greek or Roman
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H.: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5194
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Statuette of a draped woman.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. CXVI, 7, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5957, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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