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Warrior's head in relief

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Along the right side of the helmet remains of the background show that the depth relief was about 4.5 cm The end of the nose and the chin are missing. A drill hole in the top of the helmet was for attachment of a crest. The right side of the face is roughly worked. This bearded head in a...

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Said to be from Athens; by 1918: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, September 2, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Classical Period, late 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 034; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 107 (additional published references).


Height (max.): 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic


The Ancient World