11 7/16 x 9 7/16 x 6 1/4 in. (29.11 x 23.9 x 15.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
This expressive face, already marked by age, is one of the finest adaptations in Cypriot limestone sculpture of the late Republican portrait style.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1323, 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. 410, p. 253, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 303, pp. 262, 466, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 140, Myres 1323, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Scherrer, Peter, Gabriele Koiner, and Anja Ulbrich. 2013. Hellenistisches Zypern [Hellenistic Cyprus. Proceedings of the International Conference, Department of Archaeology, University of Graz, 14 October 2010] pp. 86, 139, Graz: Unipress graz.