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Erotic figurine

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Erotic figure. Small figure of boy sitting, holding large penis. Traces of red paint.

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

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

72.4990

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture