Figurine of a man with tablet
Late Archaic Period
about 490 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 188.
Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The hair is represented by a series of engraved circles. He holds the large tablet in the crook of his left arm; an uncertain object (not a stylus?) was in the right hand. Both feet are missing. The face is badly corroded.
By date unknown: Forman Collection (Sale II, 553)
by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution