Marble female figure

Early Cycladic II
2700–2600 B.C.
H. 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
With head thrown back, bent at the hips and knees; a long trunk with legs somewhat separated by a deep groove; feet pointing out. She holds both arms across her chest, with the left arm placed above the right.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 50, p. 10, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December 17, 1959–February 28, 1960. no. 90, p. 20, pl. 26, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Thimme, Jürgen. 1976. Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.: Ausstellung unter d. Patronat des International Council of Museums ICOM im Karlsruher Schloss vom 25. Juni-10. Oktober 1976. no. 126, pp. 456–57, Karlsruhe: Müller.

Getz-Preziosi, Pat. 1987. Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections. no. 20, p. 152, pl. 20a–b, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.