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Warrior

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The warrior wears a Corinthian helmet, pushed up on his brow. There are traces of a Greek inscription mostly on the right side. The pin through his left elbow could only have been for attaching a shield. The object on the bent right hand could have been a weapon rather than a phiale. His body...

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Inscription

ΑΓΑΑΓΙΟ (?) M. Comstock and C. Vermeule, Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1971), p. 41, no. 41

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 440 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 041; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7507

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture