Egypt, Alexandria, Hellenistic Period, 1st century BC.
Rare and charming Hellenistic bronze bust of an Alexandrian mime emerging from a lotus bud set on top of a pillar that ends in a lion paw. Leg of a tripod. Comic mime was developed by Bathullos of Alexandria.
Condition: Intact with beautiful light green patina
Provenance: ex. collection of Ambassador G. P., nr. 126, before 1965
Item reference: CL0464