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Right foot wearing a boot

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The right foot wears a boot that is laced down the front of the foot and ends at a band above the toes. The exposed toes grasp onto a thong. The shoe is decorated with spiraling tendrils along the sides, a wave pattern above the heel, and rows of arches on both sides of the laces. Condition:...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Florence.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek or Roman, Hellenistic or Imperial Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 152; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).


Height x length: 14.1 x 23.4 cm (5 9/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World