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Head of grotesque figurine

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Grotesque head. Hair and left cheek have red paint. Hair runs to a point, where there is a ring for hanging, now plastered up. Mended. Incrusted.

Provenance

By 1880-1881: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection (bought by him in Athens in 1880-1881); gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield to MFA, December 19, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of B. W. Crowninshield

Greek,

Dimensions

13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.413

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture