|ROMAN IVORY FIGURE OF A YOUNG ATHLETE OR WRESTLER
Body twisting from the waist, right side forward, left leg advancing, left arm raised to the back, right forearm carved from a separate piece, probably outstretched, now lacking.
Choice and rare.
Acquired in London, December 1988.
Ca. 3rd Century AD
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
Art of the Ancient World, 2001, no. 278
Art of the Ancient World, 1992, no. 248