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Young male votary

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Head, most of the neck, parts of the feet, and the edges of the plinth have been broken away. The surfaces are covered with a crusty brown calcite patina. The young man was presumably set against a wall or flanking a roadway, for the statue has a flat back. He wears a chiton and ample himation,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Hellenistic or Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 459.

Dimensions

78 cm (30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.316

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture