The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and hollow. The back is handmade and flattened. There is an oval vent near the bottom of the back. The figurine is broken across the animal's neck and mended.
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. XLII.336, 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. 255, p. 23, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2309, 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. 350, pp. 209, 263, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.