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Fragmentary torso of male figurine

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Fragment of the front of a torso. Broken off in a diagonal line from the left shoulder half way down the right side. Traces of gilding. Doryphoros torso: cf. P. E. Arias, Policleto, M IX, basalt torso in the Uffizi.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7644

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture