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Torso of a Man in a Long Chiton

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Man in long chiton lacking head, arms, and feet. A stout man striding forward. On the left shoulder a mass of hair. The head was inserted. White slip. The top of the right shoulder gone.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

20.7 cm (8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7671

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture