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Torso, perhaps Herakles

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What remains has been mostly broken away irregularly about the shoulders and to a line just below the nipples. The break across the thighs extends almost to the groin. The surfaces are worn and affected by the elements or by burial; otherwise they are in reasonably good condition. The...

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Provenance

1889: purchased in Rome by Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 14, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greco-Roman, after a type of 475–450 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 138.

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2741

Medium or Technique

Marble, fine-grained, Greek mainland (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture