Wreathed Head of a Bearded Male

Cypriot

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about 480-460 BCE

Limestone

Overall: 15 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (39.37 x 24.448 cm)

Overall: 15 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (39.4 x 24.5 cm)

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

12.1.324

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Course History

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

REL 1, Patterns of Religious Experience, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ARTH 21, Art in Ancient Greece: Temples, Gods, Heroes, Steven Kangas, Fall 2013

ARTH 1, Bodies and Buildings, Ada Cohen, Steven Kangas, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 19-November 30, 2008.

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-February 7, 2005.

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.

Publication History

Cesnola's Legacy: An Example of the Greek Influence on Archaic Cypriot Sculpture

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 # 12.324

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