Dancing Attis with Phrygian Cap
Greek, East Greek
about 150–130 B.C.
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 063.
22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Attis dancing. White on Phrygian cap, fillet, most of chiton, bottom of anaxyrides, and shoes; pinkish flesh tone on the face; black on eyes and brows; red on lips; pale blue on right sleeve; rose pink on anaxyrides; pale pink on front of chiton; light red on edge of sandal. Missing: left hand and part of arm, right foot.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution