Fragment of a silver statuette of a seated god

Greek
Possibly Hellenistic Period
Possibly 4th century B.C. or later


Dimensions

7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.172

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Left leg and foot of a draped seated Zeus. Himation draped in large folds in the style of the fourth century. Remains of gilding.

Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren (said to be Rémusat sale, May 1900, lot 281, pl. 12); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution