Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Standing girl

Period:
Early Hellenistic
Date:
Early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1747
Not on view
The figurine is mold-made and hollow. The back is mold-made, with the hair detailed. The figure is preserved from the head to the waist at the right side, to the chest at the left.
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.369, 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. 38, p. 4, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2310, 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. 386, pp. 229, 265, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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