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Nude youth

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The youth held an object such as a kantharos or phiale in his lowered right hand. He could have been an attendant from a large "funerary banquet" relief. The head, left arm, and legs below the knees are missing. The relief is relatively thin and the figure fairly flat. The back of the...

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Presumably from Greece.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Classical or Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 088; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).


Height x depth: 14 x 3 cm (5 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, Attic mainland, probably Pentelic


The Ancient World