Limestone statuette of a recumbent lion

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
L. 6 3/16" (15.7 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2580
Not on view
Statuette of a lion with head and outstretched paws aligned.
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. XXVII.93, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1106, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Stone Sculpture. no. 368, p. 272, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.