Demeter with Calthus Figurine Head

possibly Cypriot, Cyprus


Hellenistic Period, 323-31 BCE

Buff terracotta with slip and red paint

Overall: 3 11/16 × 2 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (9.4 × 5.2 × 4.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW



Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name



Classical World

Not on view


Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

RED #: 12.308

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