Wreathed Head of a Cypriot Youth

Cypriot

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Hellenistic (325-30 BCE)

Limestone

Overall: 12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 9 7/16 in. (32 x 21.5 x 24 cm)

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

12.1.322

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 7, Thinking About Empire, Alan Covey, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Glimpses of Ancient Life, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection of Ancient Art, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 19, 2000.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 13, 2000-December 23, 2004.

Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 28, 1992-April 12, 1994.

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Do You See What I See?, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 12, 1989-March 5, 1989; Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York, January 5, 1989-March 5, 1990.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

"Do You See What I See?", Katonah Gallery Exhibition Cataloguue, 1990.

Douglas F. Jordan, Dartmouth Class of 1947, Four Sculptured Cypriote Heads from the Hitchcock Collection in the Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College Museum Annual Report, 1947-1948, p. 15-20.

Provenance

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 #: 12.322

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