Erotic figurine

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


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 4.4 cm (3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4991

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Erotic figure. Large torso, standing man arms and legs gone, some red pigment remains.a=torso; b = penis; c= part of leg.

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