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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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Provenance

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

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 226.

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

01.8217

Medium or Technique

Marble, fine-grained Greek mainland (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture