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Torso of a Hunchback (Aesop?)

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Caricature (Aesop ?). Torso, lacking legs, arms, and head. A hunchback. On the back of the left shoulder is the mark X.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: no record of where bought: probably in London.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Late Hellenistic Period ?, 1st century B.C. ?

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7910

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture