Figurine of a man with tablet

Italic
Late Archaic Period
about 490 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 188.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

01.7527

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The hair is represented by a series of engraved circles. He holds the large tablet in the crook of his left arm; an uncertain object (not a stylus?) was in the right hand. Both feet are missing. The face is badly corroded.

Provenance

By date unknown: Forman Collection (Sale II, 553)
by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution