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The back of the head has been broken away, as if sliced from a thick, flat background. The nose is mostly missing, and the surfaces have been rubbed or weathered to a considerable degree.

Provenance

1918, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thompson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 12, 1918); June 26, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Christie's, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Late Classical Period, 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 062.

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.423

Medium or Technique

Marble, grayish Attic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture