c. 520–500 BC
Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
The Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund 1929.441
Unusually, this figure places his hand on hip with thumb in front, fingers in back.
Cast in one piece with its hollow base (perhaps designed to crown a candelabrum), this small bronze portrays a young man wearing a semicircular cloak adorned with punched circles along its edges. This likely represents an embroidered tebenna, an Etruscan forerunner to the Roman toga praetexta. He appears to stride forward, his right leg trailing behind and right hand extended, perhaps once holding an object.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email [email protected].
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.