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Limestone statue fragment of a hand holding a pyxis or bobbin

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 x 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (12.7 x 12.1 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.57.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The left hand, the nails of which are well rendered, holds a small pyxis.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 290, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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