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The right arm was brought forward, and the raised left hand is pierced vertically to hold a scepter or thunderbolt. The bulging eyes with prominent lashes are set off by the short hair, mustache and short beard. Both tunic and toga are decorated with chevron designs on the borders. All details...

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By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, February 11, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Italic, perhaps Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 510–480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 183.


Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World