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Clay buff. Nude man squatting on hips, hands raised to breast, short legs drawn up. Suspension holes through hands and between long haor and neck; opening at top of head. Body stippled with fine black dots. Red boots and fillet. Black hair and beard. Lotus ornament, serpent, and two dogs facing...

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By date unknown: Alfred Bourguignon collection; by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought privately from the collection of Alfred Bourguignon.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Middle to Late Corinthian Period, about 570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 503.


Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World