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The upper half is a phallos, and the lower part is a male human. A small second phallos is attached at the back. Greenish-black patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek or Roman, Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 150 B.C.–A.D. 10

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 131; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 0.044 m.

Accession Number

RES.08.32o

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture