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Two tangs project down from the feet, from the right heel and the toes of the left. The figure wears a pilos, chlamys, and boots. The right arm has been accidently bent at the elbow, and the right palm has been turned outward. The back of his hand touches the forehead. Left hand and part of...

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By date unknown: Costas Pappas Collection, Nashua, N.H. (said to have been found at Kastritsi, Achaia, near the road between Kalavryta and Patras); purchased by MFA from Costas Pappas, August 13, 1934, for $ 400.00

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 420 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 049; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).


Height (without tangs): 15.3 cm (6 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World