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Dwarf dancing

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The dwarf is dancing with his right hand and left foot raised. Around his head is a narrow circlet, tied at the back and with two large projections over the forehead. He has a tiny pointed beard. A circular base probably did not belong, and has been removed. Two fingers on his right hand are...

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By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in 1900); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 150 B.C.–A.D. 10

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 144; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).


11 cm ( 4 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World