Strangford Apollo

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The Strangford Apollo
Kouros Anaphe BM B475.jpg
Year c.500-490 BC
Type Marble
Dimensions 100 cm (39 in)
Location British Museum, London

The Strangford Apollo is an Ancient Greek kouros sculpture in marble of around 500-490 BC. It is said to be from the island of Anafi, and is named after Percy Smythe, 6th Viscount Strangford, who once owned it. It is now in Room 15 of the British Museum, with the catalogue reference GR 1864.2-20.1 (Sculpture B 475).

Sources[edit]

  • G.M.A. Richter, Kouroi: Archaic Greek youths, 3rd ed. (London and New York, Phaidon, 1970)
  • British Museum site