Fragmentary bearded male figure

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.425

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a bearded male figure, broken below the knees. Right hand holds a patera, left hand is tucked into robe. Low conical headdress.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation