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Right leg of a man

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The straight, over life-size right leg has thick musculature on the calf and thigh. Condition: Irregular breaks run along the upper thigh and at the lower shin. The thin layer of porous bronze of this hollow cast leg contains numerous rectangular repair patches and serrated inlays. A casting...

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Provenance

By date unknown: said to be from Cremna in Pisidia according to the recommendation for purchase; by 1968: Jerome M. Eisenberg and Alan Ravenal Collection; gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Alan Ravenal to MFA, November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Alan Ravenal

Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Imperial Period, about A.D. 180–200

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 176A; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.732

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture