Youth in an eastern cap

Greco-Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 173; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 111 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length (of face) 15.5 x 7.3 cm (6 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.306

Medium or Technique

Marble, Greek, probably from the mainland

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The bridge of the nose and part of the top of the cap have been restored in plaster. There is an iron dowel in the neck. The surfaces, particularly the locks and lower lip, also the cap and chin, are somewhat chipped and worn.

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Rome); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund