Description Slaves, very common in Hellenistic society, were of all nationalities, even Greek. Nubians from the Sudan were brought by camel caravan up the Arabian coast. This figure's struggle, probably against the strain of a heavily laden cart, is eloquently communicated by his posture.
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- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian Estate Sale, New York, 1951; Walters Art Museum, 1951, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1951
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