Right arm and hand

Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial Period

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 088.


Height x length: 23.6 x 29 cm (9 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


On View

Greek & Roman Sculpture Gallery (Gallery 211)


Europe, The Ancient World



The muscular, tense right arm of a man is flexed at the elbow, and the hand is tightly grasping a cylindrical object with a circular base. Bulging muscles and tense veins are visible on the upper arm and forearm.

Condition: break at the shoulder running through the underarm. Dark patina overall with red patches only on the exterior. Light brown accretions in spots on the interior.


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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution