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Figure with a grotesque head

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Standing figure with grotesque head. White clay; traces of black lines. One hand held to chin. Legs gone.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Archaic Period, 600–480 B.C.

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.147

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture