Torso of a Hunchback (Aesop?)

Greek, East Greek
Late Hellenistic Period ?
1st century B.C. ?


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7910

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Caricature (Aesop ). Torso, lacking legs, arms, and head. A hunchback. On the back of the left shoulder is the mark X.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: no record of where bought: probably in London.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution