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Old man walking

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Statuette of an old man, probably a slave, walking. He has his hands bent forward . He is nude except from a chlamys that he is wearing on his shoulders. He has a bald head, projecting ears, heavy facial features, large feet, large phallus. He wears a thick wreath on his head and sandals on his...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina; from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

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. 110.

Dimensions

16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7680

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture