Figure Holding a Large Tympanum

Cypriote
Archaic Period
600–480 B.C.


Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.151

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a male? figure holding a large tympanum. No color or ornament. Lower part cylindrical. Right arm broken off.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription