Comic actor (running slave)
Greek, East Greek
1st century B.C.
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 113.
Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Greek Theater Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Comic actor striding left. He wears a comic mask; mask is yellow; red is also used; Missing: left arm; fingers and thumb of right, which has been broken and repaired; front of right foot. White slip.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Belonged to the Bernardhakis collection. Bought in Athens: from Myrina.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution