Polyphemos squatting on his heels

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


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Kabirion

Dimensions

22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7756

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Polyphemos squatting on his heels, elbows resting on knees. Naked and pot-bellied. Holding a one-handled wine cup in his left hand. Beared and with a single, large eye perched above his brow. Whole front colored deep red.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution