Head of a bald-headed man figurine

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.888

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Caricatured male head, a grimacing, bald headed man.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription