Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
150 B.C.–A.D. 10
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 129; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
His hair is done up in a coif; his left hand is on his hip, and the right is pouring oil from an alabastron on to his phallos. Feet missing. Green patina.
By 1900-1: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from a Greek dealer in 1900-1); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910
Gift of Edward Perry Warren