Nope! Just a piece of ginger root my wife purchased at the local grocery store. For those of you who are older (and you know who you are!) the head bears a strong resemblance to the TV character "Alf".
ISO 200. Hand held at 35mm focal length equivalent of 114mm. Stabilizer setting #2. Other camera settings were: Contrast: +1; Sharpness: 0; Saturation: +1; Noise Reduction: 0. Modified in PhotoShop Elements 5.0.