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Youth holding a cock

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Youth, standing. Wears a himation over shoulders. Holds a cock against the left side. Covering on head, perhaps a lion skin. Dark red on back of head; lighter red on body and himation.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, High Classical Period, about late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7775

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture