Figurine of Apollo or an orant
Late 6th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 180; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).
Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This figure probably comes from the top of a cista. The left foot is slightly advanced. Both hands are raised, with palms outward. The hair falls to the top of the shoulder. The inner lines of the ears and the eyes are incised. Green patina, slightly crusty.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund