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Statuette of Zeus wearing a chiton, with short sleeves, and an ample himation draped over the left shoulder and down the left side, front and back. He also wears sandals and stands on a plinth. Right hand and lower arm are missing, as is scepter formerly held in left hand. Red, green and brown...

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Provenance

By 1959: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York 21; purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, May 14, 1959, for $ 300.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 123; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.298

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture