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Marble statue of a youth

Period:
Late Hellenistic or Late Republican
Date:
1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek or Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.428
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
The nude figure with a cloak draped over his left shoulder stands in a pose that was often used for statues of Hermes, the Greek messenger god.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 90, 230, pl. 70d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 56, p. 38, pls. 48d-f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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