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Statuette of a grotesque figure

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Statuette of grotesque figure. Reclining figure holding vase into which he dips his right hand. Headress with debased tri-form ornament. Rough reddish-yellow clay; no color nor glaze; high crown.

Provenance

Hay Collection

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

14.9 x 11.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1601

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture