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The nose and face have suffered some damage, as visible. The surfaces have the usual crusty brown patina. The man wears a relatively thin, tight wreath around his brow. The hair above is only slightly indicated, while a fringe of curls appears over the forehead. The back of the neck and base...

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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)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Late Hellenistic or Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 461.


11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

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The Ancient World