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The nose is broken off, and the surface is somewhat worn. The traces of fingers on the left side of the helmet are for a left hand. These and other details of head and helmet have suffered dents and minor damages. The color of the surfaces is grayish yellow.


1886: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens in 1886 and said to have come from the Acropolis); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 445–435 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 033; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 107 (additional published references).


Height (max): 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic


The Ancient World