Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head and upper body of a female figurine

Cypro-Archaic II
6th century B.C.
Terracotta; mold-made
H. 5 1/32 in. (12.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
The figurine was made in a worn mold. The head, shoulders, and upper chest are preserved. The hair is indicated by ridges on top of the head and long locks falling to the shoulders.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2169, p. 352, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Terracottas. no. 199, pp. 117–18, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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