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Figure Holding a Large Tympanum

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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

Cypriote, Archaic Period, 600–480 B.C.

Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.151

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture