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Marble relief fragment with the head of a youth

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
1st quarter of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek or Lydian
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) width 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) depth 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.278
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Excavated at Sardis, the piece probably comes from a funerary stele (grave marker).
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 41, p. 33, pl. 40d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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