Figurine of Attis
1st–3rd century A.D.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 127.
Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Attis wears a typical Asiatic costume with leggings and his belly uncovered; he dons a pointed Phrygian cap and holds a tragic mask over his head. The mask and body are hollow behind. Dark green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Munich.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution