Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Part of figure 106 from the Parthenon, South Frieze
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Found at Athens
Summary: Upper body of skaphephoros
Sculptor: Attributed to the workshop of Pheidias
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Architectural
Category: Separated fragments
Placement: Frieze
Style: High Classical
Technique: Medium relief
Original or Copy: Original
Date: exact 442 BC - exact 438 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.27 m
Scale: Slightly under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: High Classical
In Whole: Parthenon Frieze

Subject Description: This man, probably a skaphephoros, or bearer of a tray of offerings, wears a himation, holds his tray over his left shoulder, and advances to the right.

Condition: Single piece

Condition Description: Roughly broken, and missing large portions of the surface (of the face and upper chest).

Material Description: Pentelic

Associated Building: Athens, Parthenon

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 144, fig. 289 (with previous bibliography)