Carthaginian pottery figure of an elderly manR170
A hollow moulded votive pottery figure depicting a standing elderly man wearing a toga and holding an object in his left hand.
Tunisia, Carthaginian, 1st or 2nd Century AD
15.1 x 5 cms
Intact as shown in the photographs
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I.
This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.