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Bronze youth

Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The youth wears a mantle over his shoulders and a beaded fillet on his head. During the sixth and fifth centuries B.C., dedicatory bronzes of this scale are quite common.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Classical Bronzes: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(3): p. 74.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 67, 208, pl. 28d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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