'Kritian boy'

Athens, Akropolis Museum 698

Parian marble.

Find-spot: 'Body found 1865/6 south-east of Parthenon; head in 1888 between Museum and south wall.'


Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 148, fig. 117 ('c. 479-475 BC').

Payne, Humfry Gilbert Garth, and Gerard Mackworth Young. 1936. Archaic marble sculpture from the Acropolis (London) pls. 109-12.

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. 564-69, no. 190.

This page was created by David Gill on 25 January 2002.
Photograph © David Gill, 2001