Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7119

Head of a black African

Magna Graecia, 2nd century BC

Terracotta with traces of white engobe and red paint. Head of a black African man with chubby cheeks, broad nose, pierced mouth and eyes, thick eyebrows and big ears. He wears large earrings. The curly hair covered with a cap. Intact.

Published: Catalogue Münzen und Medaillen A.G. Basel, Sonderliste E, August 1962, no. 114

Old Swiss private collection.

H 7.5 cm

Price € 900