Hellenistic Bronze Statuette of an Aethiopian Youth

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Unknown
published on 25 January 2018

This Hellenistic bronze statuette of an African youth dates to sometime between the 2nd-3rd Centuries BCE. It portrays a young worker, likely a blacksmith or other artisan, of Sub-Saharan African origin. While the piece is of unknown provenance, it can currently be seen in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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APA Style

Unknown, . (2018, January 25). Hellenistic Bronze Statuette of an Aethiopian Youth. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8025/

Chicago Style

Unknown, . "Hellenistic Bronze Statuette of an Aethiopian Youth." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 25, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8025/.

MLA Style

Unknown, . "Hellenistic Bronze Statuette of an Aethiopian Youth." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 25 Jan 2018. Web. 18 Apr 2019.

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