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Pedagogue and Boy


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Description A pedagogue was an adult male who supervised the moral and social education of a young boy. In Hellenistic times, boys and girls attended privately funded elementary schools, but formal education beyond this level was exclusively for boys.
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Charles William Lewis, Jr.; Walters Art Museum, 1946, by gift.
Credit Gift of Charles William Lewis, Jr., 1946

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Period
3rd-2nd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta, traces of paint
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1934
Measurements
6 1/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (15.4 x 7 x 4.4 cm)
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