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The back of the fragment, a roughly tooled flat surface, slopes forward toward the bottom. A large groove, running downward obliquely, fitted a tenon on the missing rear portion. The top surface behind the folds of the himation is hollowed out in a curve to receive the upper part of the body. ...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Florence.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 093; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.750

Medium or Technique

Marble from Dokimeion (modern Afyon) in west-central Asia Minor

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture