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Upper body of a nude youth

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Head, shoulders, right arm, and part of right side of a nude youth. Badly corroded on back of right arm.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Taranto. I believe it came from a sanctuary . . .about a mile & a half or two miles along the road eastwards from the modern canal.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

Dimensions

15.1 cm (5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7948

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture