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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