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Torso of comic Herakles

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Torso of comic Herakles. Broken at mid-thigh. Old Comedy (Bieber).

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: from the Kabireion.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 375–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8014

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture