Erotic figurine

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


Findspot: Egypt

Accession Number

72.4990

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Erotic figure. Small figure of boy sitting, holding large penis. Traces of red paint.

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