The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Ivory was imported to Cyprus from the Near East or Egypt. The rosette was a popular decorative motif originally inspired by designs on Syrian and Phoenician minor arts and textiles.
Said to be from Amathus
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5902, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 108, p. 69, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.