1st–3rd century A.D.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 083.
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The figure, nude except for a military cloak, supporting a rudder and propping his foot on a rock, recalls the images of Alexander the Great and his successors. The short hair suggests he may be a Roman Emperor, perhaps Nero or Claudius.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (loaned to MFA as 105.64) (said to have been found near Chester, England); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, May 10, 1972
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III