Erotic figurine

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
332 B.C.–A.D. 337


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 8.3 cm (2 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4988

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Erotic figure. Torso seated figure both legs and arms extend around (?). In two pieces.

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