Dates:ca. 100 C.E.
Dimensions: 18 11/16 x 11 1/2 x 5 in. (47.5 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm) 52 lb. (23.6kg)
Accession Number: 36.618
Catalogue Description: White marble torso of a youth, chlamys over left shoulder, nude. Roman copy (ca. 100 AD) of a Greek original (ca. 475 B.C.). Resembles Meleager. The boy wears a cloak thrown over his left shoulder; the body is otherwise nude. His weight is thrown on his left foot in the “Praxitilean pose” . The modeling is good and the piece is obviously a late copy of a Greek original of the second half of the fifth century. Condition: the head, feet and left arm and left thigh are missing. The surface is scarred and pitted.