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Statuette of Apollo and Olympos

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Apollo Musagetes stands on square, angled support, against a column, kythara in his left hand, right arm and hand held slightly away from body. He is wreathed and wears a long, belted peplos. At his feet, on the left, a small figure of Olympos in Phrygian costume (pointed cap, cloak tunic, and...

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Provenance

Ex Ars and Texnh (1989), no. 19; ex Hesperia Arts Auction, Ltd, Nov 27, 1990, pt.1, lot 32; by 1991: with Royal-Athena Galleries, 153 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022 (Art of the Ancient World VI, part 2, May 1991, no. 29); by 1993: Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg Collection; gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg to MFA, November 17, 1993

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg

Roman, Imperial Period, 150–200

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.701

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture