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By 1960, Galerie le Véel, Paris; 1960, sold by Galerie le Véel to Jean Henri Deriat (b. 1922), Paris; 2001, sold by Deriat to Cybele Gallery, Paris; 2011, sold by Cybele Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund

Egyptian, Roman Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D.


Overall: 37 x 16 x 26 cm (14 9/16 x 6 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Limestone, with glass inlays for eyes


The Ancient World