Limestone male figure

mid-6th century B.C.
H. 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The youth belongs to the same type as 74.51.2479. His garments differ slightly in that the loincloth is worn under a short kilt that is knotted at the waist.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Doell, Johannes. 1873. Die Sammlung Cesnola. no. 67, p. 22, pl. III.9, St. Petersburg: L’Académie Impérial des Sciences.

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1885. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 1. pl. XI.13, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Perrot, Georges and Charles Chipiez. 1885. Histoire de l'Art dans l'Antiquité. t. 3, Phénicie, Cypre. p. 544, fig. 371, Paris: Hachette.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1256, 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. 170, pp. 106-7, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Stone Sculpture. no. 37, pp. 48, 56, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.