Polyphemos reclining and holding a drinking bowl

Greek
Late Classical Period
late 5th or early 4th centuries B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia ?

Dimensions

13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7760

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Caricature of Polyphemos, reclining. Holds a bowl in his left hand. Part of a group related to the Kabirion Sanctuary of Thebes.

Dark red on body. White slip well preserved. Badly incrusted. Feet repaired, with restorations behind.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Thebes); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution