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Relief with cuirassed male figure

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The left side of a comparable fourth century relief from the Acropolis in Athens, and attendant, Athena Parthenos and a votary, shows a figure that gives the pose and potential setting seen here. The relief is broken on all edges. Part of the original rough surface appears to remain on the...

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Provenance

From Athens, the Greek mainland, or the Aegean islands (?).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 087.

Dimensions

Height x depth: 18 x 5 cm (7 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.439

Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline island (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture