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There are two dowel holes at the break in the wrist. The index finger was also restored or made in this fashion. The surfaces are slightly worn and stained. The scroll or rotulus is tightly rolled and is naturalistically represented at its outer end. The fingernails are also precisely...

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Hay Collection

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greco-Roman Period

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 225.


22.2 x 12.7 x 9.5 cm (8 3/4 x 5 x 3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Grayish white marble with crystals, from western Asia Minor (?)


The Ancient World