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Figurine of sleeping boy

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He is seated on the ground, with knees raised, resting his head on the right knee. Greenish patina; corroded.

Provenance

Hay Collection. Presumably from Egypt.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 084; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4439

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture