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.


22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique


On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)


The Ancient World



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.


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