Votary or idealized ruler
Hellenistic or Greco-Roman Period
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 453.
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The nose and one cheek have been nicked. The head is in good condition, with very light patina.
A fillet or very slender wreath runs around the head, and the hair is most emphasized where it comes forward on each temple.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription