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The somewhat under life-sized nude figure probably stood with the left leg advanced. His left arm is held close to his side, joining at the hip. Traces on the hip show that his right arm was bent and also advanced. The hand may have held an attribute. Over the forehead the strands of bearded...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, Aug. 19, 1914. Said to have been found on one of the Greek islands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Cypriote, Archaic Period, about 525 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 011; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 106 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.598

Medium or Technique

Limestone, close-grained, cream-colored

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture