Youthful warrior

Classical Period
about 445–435 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 033; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 107 (additional published references).


Height (max): 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic

Not On View


The Ancient World



The nose is broken off, and the surface is somewhat worn. The traces of fingers on the left side of the helmet are for a left hand. These and other details of head and helmet have suffered dents and minor damages. The color of the surfaces is grayish yellow.


1886: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens in 1886 and said to have come from the Acropolis); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund