Bearded Figure Playing Double Flutes

Greek, South Italian
Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Dimensions

17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.220

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Front of bearded figure. Preserved to the waist. He is nude and has a broad fillet tied around his forehead, the ends falling on his shoulders. He is playing the double flute.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Mesma.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912