Category:Kritios Boy

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Kritios Boy
Object type statue

Statue of an ephebe, perhaps an athlete. Work attributed to Kritios and Nesiotes, by comparison with the Tyrannoktonoi group, one of their works known from Roman copies. Missing arms from elbows, left foot and ankle, right leg from below knee, inserted eyes. Damaged nose, chin, cheeks and

Date circa 480 BC
Medium sculpture in the round / Parian marble
Dimensions Height: 116.7 cm (45.9 in)
Acropolis Museum  Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q421084
Acropolis Museum
Native name Μουσείο Ακρόπολης
Parent institution Ministry of Culture and Sport
Location Athens
Coordinates 37° 58′ 06″ N, 23° 43′ 42″ E Link to OpenStreetMap Link to Google Maps
Established 1865
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Object history / 1888: excavated. Place: Athens, Acropolis.
References Jeffrey M. Hurwit (1989). "The Kritios Boy: Discovery, Reconstruction, and Date". American Journal of Archaeology 93 (1): 41-80.

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