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Torso of a male. Right arm and head are broken off, and left leg below the knee. Has a large penis. This figure is the Hellenistic version of the Westmacott Athlete.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London; said from Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 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

9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8015

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture