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Statuette of victorious boxer

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Statuette. Youth raising right arm in what may be a gesture of victory or prayer. He is holding athletic equipment(leather straps for binding a boxer's hands) in lowered left hand.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Classical Period, mid-5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 046; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7475

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture