Ithyphallic Man with a Harp
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Terracotta, slipped and painted
3rd-4th century C.E.
5 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/16 in. (14.4 x 9.8 x 5.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Ithyphallic Man with a Harp, 3rd-4th century C.E. Terracotta, slipped and painted, 5 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/16 in. (14.4 x 9.8 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.271. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.271_NegC_print_bw.jpg)
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Seated terracotta statuette of a nude man holding in his left arm a harp on which he plays with his phallus. Cast hollow in two parts mould.
Condition: General condition good. Slightly worn, extensive remains of plaster (?) around base of phallus.
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