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Head of a figurine of bearded Asklepios (?)

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Bearded head of Asklepios (?). Hair parted at middle of forehead; beard and short, wavy locks; modeled in two parts. No slip in colors.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7614

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture