Standing Boy (Torchbearer), fragment

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Standing Boy (Torchbearer), fragment
Fragment of a figure of a boy with a cloak over his right shoulder, carrying a torch. Found during excavations at the Syrian mount of Sheikh Sa’ad, led by Bedřich Hrozný in 1924. Published in: Jan Bouzek (ed.), Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani, Czech Republic I – Roman Sculpture from Syria and Asia Minor in Czech Collections, Prague 1999, p. 10, SS 7; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. XI.
measurements: height 32 cm
width 20 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2293
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art