Young soldier

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
early 3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7807

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Painted

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Young soldier probably still undergoing military training (an ephebe). He wears boots, short tunic, a short military cloak, and a beret-like hat, the kausia. Curly hair and richly modeled face.

Probably Boiotian.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution