The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Mold-made figurines like this one are usually categorized as Assyrian or Phoenician.This figurine is the largest of its type ever found.
Said to be from a tomb at Kouklia (Palaepaphos)
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. IX.70, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2170, p. 352, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 248, pp. 156–57, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Terracottas. no. 150, pp. 89, 257, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.