Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C. or slightly later
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 057; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 108 (additional published references).
Height: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
He was leaning on his serpent-entwined staff, the end of which is visible under his right arm. The figure is somewhat battered, but the type is clear, and the remaining surfaces are in tolerable condition.
From Greece or the Aegean islands.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson