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Ancient Art

Grotesque head

2nd century B.C.

Terracotta

4.45 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Purchased by Professor P.V.C. Baur from Cherif Osman Bey in Munich, summer of 1931
1931.124
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Hellenistic, Alexandrian
Period: 
Ptolemaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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