Acquired by the Museum in 1886, purchased from the Reverend William Hayes Ward who bought it in London on his return from the Wolfe Expedition to Assyria and Babylonia (1884-1885).
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The stone sculptures of the Cesnola collection of Cypriote antiquities in Halls 5 and 3. Handbook no. 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 1200-1/2, pp. 78-79.
von der Osten, Hans H. 1926. "Seven Parthian Statuettes." The Art Bulletin 8 (3), p. 173, fig. 6.