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Erotic figurine

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .051 Length: .035 H.

Accession Number

72.4053

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Phallic boy. Light gray-green faience; no glaze; surface porous; rude modeling.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way