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Bearded Figure Playing Double Flutes

Front of bearded figure. Preserved to the waist. He is nude and has a broad fillet tied around his forehead, the ends falling on his shoulders. He is playing the double flute.


By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Mesma.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

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The Ancient World