Cypriot Limestone Bust

Cypriot Limestone Bust

An ancient Cypriot limestone bust of a warrior wearing a peaked conical, pilos type helmet.

Ca. 530-500 BC.
Height: 6 1/4 in. (16 cm).

cf.: V. Karageorghis, Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection, (New York, 2000), nos. 171-3; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, inv. no. 74.51.2857.

Formerly in the collection of Frank and Arlene Jones, purchased from licensed antiquities dealer, P. Kolokasides, Nicosia, Cyprus in 1963, accompanied by a copy of receipt and export license (no. 2197).

Here is a link to a memoir written by Ms. Jones about her days in Cyprus "God, Put Out One of My Eyes"

Inv#: 4968


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