Professor Susan Jebb looks at a teracotta 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)
Ground Floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World
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