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Man in Near Eastern dress

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The head is broken away, and one side of the body has been badly damaged. Surfaces and the plinth are chipped or worn away. Otherwise all the figure's details and extremities are preserved; damages seem minimal from a frontal view. The man wears a long tunic with short sleeve(s) and a mantle...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Archaic Period, about 520 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 425.

Dimensions

32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.311

Medium or Technique

Stone; light limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture