Nude ephebe (so-called “Kritios Boy”).
Marble. After 480 BCE.
Inv. No. Acr. 698.
Athens, New Acropolis Museum
(Αθήνα, Νέο Μουσείο Ακρόπολης)
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Excavations of the Acropolis of Athens. The torso was excavated in 1866, while the head was found after 23 years in the latest layer of rubble of destruction occurred during the Persian Wars,
Keywords: marble statue of a youth ephebe ephebos kouros athlete Kritios boy Kritian Boy Kritios Kritias Nesiotes Inv No Acr 698