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Caricature of a slave

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Statuette of slave standing. He is leaning to the right and he has his right arm bent upwards. He looks like he is carrying a weight over his shoulder. He wears a short chiton girded around his hips. He has a bald head and projecting ears. His preserved foot is very large. Missing: Right leg...

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

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Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 111.


14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

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The Ancient World