Figure with a grotesque head
about 750–475 B.C.
10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Seated figure with grotesque head. White clay; traces of black lines. Left hand held to chin; right arm reaches to waist. Ears formed by pellets. Wears a low conical headdress. Both legs gone.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription