A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
hellenistic period, circa 3rd century b.c.
The heroized ruler standing on a plinth with his feet apart, his head turned slightly to his right, holding a spear in his raised right hand, depicted fully armed, wearing high boots, a tunic below the cuirass and pteryges, a long cloak over his shoulders, a sword hanging below his left arm, the horns of Ammon in his characteristic upswept locks, preserving extensive polychromy including black for the hair, spear, boots and sword, pale red for flesh, red for the cuirass, and pink for the mantle
107/8 in. (27.6 cm) high