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 sculpture of a nude boy, with the arms and lower legs missing.[1] It dates to around 490 BC, making it one of the latest examples of the kouros type of statue, and is made of Parian marble.[1] The sculpture has been in British Museum's collection since 1864, when the museum acquired it from the collection of Percy Smythe, 8th Viscount Strangford.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Strangford Apollo". British Museum. Retrieved 2015-12-30.