User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Youthful warrior

Start collecting

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.

Provenance

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).

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

95.66

Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture