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Broken off at the base of the neck and the start of the shoulders, the head is otherwise in good condition. The youth's hair is worn in ridges back from the face, and there is a fillet across the top of the head, near the forehead. He has long features. The style is unusual, and one...

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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, Archaic or Classical Period, 5th to 4th century B.C. (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 442.

Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.343

Medium or Technique

Stone; limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture