Blond boy

'Blond boy'

Athens, Akropolis Museum 689

Pentelic (?) marble.

Find-spot: 'Found in 1887 north-east of Museum.'


Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 148, fig. 118 ('c. 479-475 BC').

Payne, Humfry Gilbert Garth, and Gerard Mackworth Young. 1936. Archaic marble sculpture from the Acropolis (London) pls. 113-15.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1970. Kouroi: archaic Greek youths. A study of the development of the Kouros type in Greek sculpture (New York: Oxford University Press) 149, figs. 570-74, no. 191.

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