Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Seated baby

Early Hellenistic
3rd century B.C.
Terracotta; mold-made and hand-made
H. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and hollow; the head is solid. The back is handmade and rounded.
From Cyprus Said to be from the temple of Apollo Hylates at Kourion

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. XLVII.370, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2307, p. 362, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Terracottas. no. 391, pp. 232, 265, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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