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Erotic figurine

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Erotic figure of boy standing, legs gone, crude.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 332 B.C.–A.D. 337

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4989

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture