Baked clay figure of a nude boy sitting on a semi-cylindrical base; he sits with forearms extended, with palms up; in the right hand he holds a circular small object, possibly a coin; legs apart, hanging down; nude except for a short bordered chlamys, fastened at the right shoulder with a circular brooch, covering his back and left shoulder; large ears, smiling; short, curly hair; double mould, torso, head, arms, legs and base moulded separately, attached before firing, except for the base which was attached after firing; back well worked; green clay; remnants of lime plaster, and pink lime wash.
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