A GREEK BRONZE KOUROS
Archaic Period, Circa Mid 6th Century B.C.
With characteristic up-turned smile, his long plaited hair bound in a band and falling in a thick mass in back, with two plaits falling on to each shoulder, with well-defined musculature, especially the pectorals and the arch of the abdomen, a slight depression at the navel, the arms held straight at his sides, his left leg slightly advanced
3½ in. (8.9 cm) high