Nude ephebe (so-called “Kritios Boy”)
Marble. After 480 BCE. Inv. No. Acr. 698.Athens, New Acropolis MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Nude ephebe (so-called “Kritios Boy”).

Marble. After 480 BCE.
Inv. No. Acr. 698.

Athens, New Acropolis Museum
(Αθήνα, Νέο Μουσείο Ακρόπολης).

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,
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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