Barber cutting a man's hair

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 500–475 BC


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7784

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two bearded men wearing chitons. One, a barber, cuts the hair of the seated man. The flesh of both men is dark red. The chitons appear to have been white and the stool, yellow. The base of the group was once white with red paint along the edge.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution