Dancing Attis with Phrygian Cap

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 150–130 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 063.

Dimensions

22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7705

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution