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Comic actor: a slave or an old man

Comic actor standing. The limbs are simply modeled and attached to a bell-shaped chiton. Actor wears a wreath. Traces of red and blue (?). Part of wreath and fingers of both hands are gone.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Peiraeus: said from the Kabireion.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, 375–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Terracotta, with limbs and body modeled separately


The Ancient World