Sculpted figure of a Kriophoros or "Good Shepherd"; carved from white marble with extensive orange veining; depicts a beardless youth with short curly hair wearing a short belted tunic with loose elbow-length sleeves, the tunic falling below the belt in a series of V-shaped folds, holding over his shoulders a fat-tailed ram, clasping the fore and hind legs with his right hand; left hand broken and missing; columnar plinth at the back; circular hole drilled through the columnar plinth to the mouth for a water drain-pipe; missing the lower legs which presumably depicted the boots of the statue; face worn; surfaces lightly abraded.

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