Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Beardless male head wearing a helmet

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
ca. 600–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.229.16
Not on view
This hollow, mold-made beardless head is mended from several fragments.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: Recent Accessions of 1912." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8 (2): p. 178.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 57–58, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 67, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 68, pp. 44, 254, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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