The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The masked head is mold-made and solid. The back is flattened.
Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, Cyprus
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. pl. LXVII.614, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2340, p. 362, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 418, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.