Figurine of an athlete
1st century A.D.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 134; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The right hand and foot are missing. The surface, especially of the face, is somewhat worn. Greenish brown patina.
Purchased from E. P. Warren; bought in London from Ready, who had it from a Smyrnite; said by the latter to come from Cilicia.
purchased for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund