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Right foot of a man

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Most of the little toe is missing. The sides of the plinth (4.7 cm thick) are broken off except at the front and the inner side of the foot. These preserved edges show it was of irregular shape. To the right of the heel is a piece of marble projecting upward from the surface of the plinth; in...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 226.


Length (of foot): 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, fine-grained Greek mainland (?)


The Ancient World