Figurine of a youth
about 430 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 045.
Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
The youth’s hands are extended, and the left held a small object (a die according to Robinson). The head is noteworthy for being turned to one side. The right hand is broken off above the wrist. Olive green patina with areas of slight corrosion.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: sent from Athens); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund