Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statue of a female lyre player

Period:
Hellenistic
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 34 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. (88.3 x 34.9 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2480
Not on view
This work is distinguished by its size and the quality of execution.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

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. CII.676, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1238, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Stone Sculpture. no. 234, p. 188, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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