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The Leper Terra-Cotta of Athens
Journal of Hellenic Studies
In the collection of the terra-cottas at the Polytechnic in Athens many of the figures have points of interest bearing on the development of art, or on the science of comparative mythology or religion. One small figure (No. 943) is, on the other hand, of especial interest to the medical mind, affording as it does a good specimen of the typical leper physiognomy. It is a pitiful glimpse into the olden time which this figure gives, and, no less than a living imported leper I saw last spring atdoi:10.2307/623894 fatcat:wfejaagnirhzhnh7vmi4vtake4