Figurine of a youth
about 530 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 028; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 118 (additional published references).
Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The hair of this kouros is arranged in one row of tight curls over the forehead. It is tied with a straight fillet across the lower back of the head and is arranged in a deep V plait down the back. The right hand, left arm from above the elbow and both legs from the knee are missing. The surface is somewhat corroded. Dark green patina with lumps from casting. Object is attached to mount.
By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund