ANONYMOUS (Greece) Blond Boy ca. 480 BC / 2006 [P/R] - x +
SCULb480blon

CN: SCULb480blon

MT: patinated plaster after original marble (25x17x20)

DN: Archaeological Receipt Fund - 2006

CM: This is the head that survives from a freestanding votive statue on the Athenian Acropolis, where it was unearthed. The Blond Boy is made of Parian marble and it was named thus because of traces of yellow paint on his hair. The original head is kept at the Acropolis Museum, Athens.

[Megakles Rogakos 04/2006]

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