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Gallic warrior

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Gallic warrior, standing. Bearded man with low-crested helmet, and cuirass, leaning on long oval shield. Traces of pink on beard, and visor of helmet; blue on chlamys.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 130–60 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 112.

Dimensions

14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7744

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture