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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Limestone statuette of Zeus Ammon

Period:
Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/4 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. (15.9 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2662
Not on view
Figure seated on high-backed throne.
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. LXXXVIII.582, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. and Max Ohnefalsch-Richter. 1899. A catalogue of the Cyprus Museum with a chronicle of excavations undertaken since the British occupation and introductory notes on Cypriote archaeology. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1140, p. 181, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Myres, John L. 1940-1945. "Excavations in Cyprus, 1913." Annual of the British School at Athens, 41:

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 325, p. 242, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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