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Head of a boy

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Head of a child on circular molded marble base. Other replicas make it clear that this boy was seated on the ground with his arms wrapped around a goose, which he seems about to strangle. Scientific Analysis: Marble has been scientifically tested with X-Ray Fluorescence and determined to...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge Collection, Beverly Farms, Mass.; gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge to MFA, September 12, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D. (after a Hellenistic prototype)

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

46.841

Medium or Technique

Marble, Dolomitic from the Greek island of Thasos

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture