PROFESSOR SUSAN JEBB, TERRACOTTA FIGURINE OF A COMIC MALE ACTOR

On the treatment of obese people in the past.
Have people always been overweight? Does this figurine indicate that obesity was a lifestyle choice?

“There’s so much here that tells us about our relationship with food over the ages”

 

Terracotta figurine of a Comic Male Actor
Found in Attica
4th-3rd century BC (400-201 BC)
AN1939.349
Ground Floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World 

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