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Young soldier

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Young soldier probably still undergoing military training (an ephebe). He wears boots, short tunic, a short military cloak, and a beret-like hat, the kausia. Curly hair and richly modeled face. Probably Boiotian.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, early 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7807

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Painted

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture