The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Both figures are handmade and solid. The face of the larger figure was made in a worn mold, and is flat and rough. One female figure holds another, supporting her in childbirth.
Said to be from Larnaca (Kition), Cyprus
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. pl. XXII.181, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2061, p. 340, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 207, pp. 121, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.