The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
The two embracing figures are handmade and solid. They are quite crude and without detail.
Said to be from Larnaca (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. XXII.180, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2117, p. 347, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 206, pp. 120–21, 258–59, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.