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Caricature of an idiot, standing. On high square base; holds a lyre (?) in left arm; his right hand holds a pouch-like object. Flesh pink, lips red. About the base are two bands of red.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, said from Thebes.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek,

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia ?, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7761

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture