Greek, East Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 057.
31.1 cm (12 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of dancing nude youth. Elaborate garland of ivy leaves, berries, and ribbons on the head; curls down his neck. Missing: right hand, and some of the toes of the right foot. Also missing part of the left hand. Pale gray surface. Hang-hole on the back.
By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887
Gift of Martin Brimmer