Polyphemos reclining and holding a drinking bowl
Late Classical Period
late 5th or early 4th centuries B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia ?
13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)
Caricature of Polyphemos, reclining. Holds a bowl in his left hand. Part of a group related to the Kabirion Sanctuary of Thebes.
Dark red on body. White slip well preserved. Badly incrusted. Feet repaired, with restorations behind.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Thebes); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution