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Head of a caricature figurine

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7623

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Caricature: head with small crown, pinched together in front; mouth and nose drawn forward so that in profile they both look like a duck’s bill. Broken behind.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Dardanelles.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution