User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Phallos

Start collecting

This probably comes from a small herm, perhaps one carved in marble or even wood. Green patina, with hard deposit on front and back (the latter may be partly formed of the material used to stick it on wood, or metal or stone).

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 153.

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.110

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture