Collection: Athens, National Archaeological Museum
Title: Marathon Boy
Findspot: Found at Marathon
Summary: Nude youth, with a bent right leg, left hand held at waist level, and right hand raised, as if pouring
Material: Bronze
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Single monument
Style: Late Classical
Technique: Hollow cast
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 330 BC
Dimensions: H. 1.3 m
Scale: Under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: Late Classical


Subject Description: The boy wears a taenia (hairband) to the top of which a leaf is attached.

Condition: Complete

Condition Description: Restored

Sources Used: Boardman 1995, fig. 42