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Classical Greek, Greek
5th century B.C.
H: 12.6 cm
Complete, except the right foot and the left leg. Surface very good condition.
This seal, modeled in the shape of a stylized pig was carved from a cream-colored limestone.
This face certainly represents a male figure; it shows some of the distinctive features of the Greek-Roman images known as “grotesque”, such as the big aquiline and pointed nose, the strongly marked, frowning eyebrows and the wrinkled forehead.
This statuette represents an adult, though beardless man with youthful features.
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