Cycladic / Statuette of a seated harp player / ca. 2800-2700 B.C.Cycladic
Statuette of a seated harp player
ca. 2800-2700 B.C.

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Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Cycladic
Creator Name-CRT: Cycladic
Title: Statuette of a seated harp player
Title Type: Object name
View: Side View
Creation Start Date: -280
Creation End Date: -270
Creation Date: ca. 2800-2700 B.C.
Object Type: Sculpture
Classification Term: Stone Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: marble
Dimensions: H. with harp 11 1/2 in. (29.21 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 47.100.1
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1947

A male figure sits on a high-backed chair playing a stringed instrument. This work, one of the earliest of the small number of known representations of musicians, is distinguished by the sensitive modeling of the arms and hands.

AMICA ID: MMA_.47.100.1
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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