Youth

Period:
Cypro-Classical II
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made and hand-made
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1705
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and solid. The back is handmade and flat. The figure is preserved from the head to the waist; the original pose is uncertain.
From Cyprus Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at 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. LI.404, 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. 199, p. 18, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2324, p. 355, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Jacqueline. 1977. La grande déesse de Chypre et son culte à travers l'iconographie de l'époque néolithique au VIème s.a.C.. p. 213, Lyon: Maison de l'Orient.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Terracottas. no. 328, pp. 195, 265, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.