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The hair of this kouros is arranged in one row of tight curls over the forehead. It is tied with a straight fillet across the lower back of the head and is arranged in a deep V plait down the back. The right hand, left arm from above the elbow and both legs from the knee are missing. The...

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Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 028; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 118 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.488

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture