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Object Number:
54-28-22
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cypriot
Provenience:
Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Date Made:
c. 500 BC
Early Date:
-550
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Limestone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Male Torso
Description:
Limestone, draped male torso. Preserved from base of neck to hem of garment. Standing figure, arms hel straight down against sides. Wears short sleave shirt with narrow band around neck, two vertical bands on sleeve, and horizontal bands forming cuffs. Over this is a short cloak hanging from the left shoulder and drawn diagonally across body to right thigh, a row of triangles in relief along its edge. Below appears a fringe or a pleated garment. Stubs of legs preserved beneath.
Height:
37.4cm
Width:
21cm
Thickness:
8.5cm
Credit Line:
Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, no. 10
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[Book] McFadden, George H. Notebook. XVI. p. 3107.
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