Miniature replica of the Pheidian Zeus at Olympia
1st or 2nd century A.D.
4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Zeus, seated on throne (now missing), left arm raised (held sceptre) and right extended. Himation around waist and over left shoulder from back. Traces of gilding.
By about 1958: with Dr. Elie Borowski, Angensteinerstrasse 7, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Dr. Elie Borowski for $ 600.00
Seth K. Sweetser Fund