8 June 2001
A GREEK BRONZE KOUROS
Classical Period, Circa 460 B.C.
Depicted nude, his head turned slightly to the right, his hair parted in the center and rendered by incised parallel lines, his now-missing right arm held out from the body, his left arm lowered, his fisted hand once gripping an attribute, standing with his weight on his left leg, the right leg bent at the knee
4 in. (10.2 cm) high
Dr. S. Schweizer Collection, Arlesheim
Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Basel, 1983
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Possibly from an Attic workshop. For a similar example from Delphi see no. 88 in Rolley, Greek Bronzes.
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