The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The statuette, of psi type, is handmade and solid with only the upper half preserved. It has a flat torso, prominent breasts, and raised arms, both of which are broken, the left one completely. The face is pinched.
Said to be from Alambra
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. I.1, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 7, p. 1, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2019, p. 337, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Orphanides, Andreas G. 1983. ""Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines in the Cesnola Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master's Diss.." Master's Diss. no. 7, pp. 9–10, pl. XVI.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Terracottas. no. 16, pp. 24, 252, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.