Figurine of a man squatting on his heels

Greek
Archaic Period
about 500–490 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 031.

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7477

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A man squatting on his heels has incised hair and a beard shown by punctured dots. Dark green patina. A hole in the bottom of the figure is partly filled with lead to accommodate the modern pin for mounting. Attached to mount MT.59.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London. Ready said that the seller was trustworthy & that he said it came from Vodhena (Macedonia).); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution