Statuette of Tityros

Greek
Archaic Period
Middle to late 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7777

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Tityros, half reclining. Goat feet, horns, pointed ears, arms raised as if fluting, a rhyton on the rock before him. Greenish yellow and red on rock; pale blue on horns. The end of the left horn is gone. Other breaks.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Boston: seems certainly Boeotian.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution