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The youth stands on a small plinth, with right foot advanced and left hand on hip. He wears a short tunic belted at the waist, ornamented with a zigzag pattern at the neck, and with short sleeves. His hair, bound with a fillet, falls down the back in a triangular mass. On the underside of the...

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By date unknown: with T. Zoumpoulakis, 10 Edward Law, Athens (acquisition paperwork: said to have been found at Pheneos in Arcadia); purchased by MFA from T. Zoumpoulakis, February 1, 1934, for $1,266.25

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 026; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 118 (additional published references).


Height (max.): 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World