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A young Hermaphrodite or Priapos, in girt chiton, ithyphallic, stands holding fruits in the fold of his garment. His booted feet are placed together on a cluster of leaves which forms the base of the handle. Crusty green patina.

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

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 462.

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.111

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels