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Statuette of a youth

Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.235.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Statue of a nude youth with left foot lightly drawn back and his weight on the right. A hole on the top of the head indicates that the statue served to support another object.
Said to be from Mallorca

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 88, p. 58, New York: Gilliss Press.

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