AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA DOUBLE-PHALLIC GROTESQUE
AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA DOUBLE-PHALLIC GROTESQUE

PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA DOUBLE-PHALLIC GROTESQUE
Ptolemaic Period, 304-30 B.C.
Mold-made, depicted dancing, his hair adorned with twin floral buds, his arms in an exaggerated "Egyptian" gesture, his chiton pulled up high on his thighs and draped diagonally over his left shoulder revealing two enormous phalli which frame the figure, a thick garland around his neck, the surface covered with white gesso-slip, preserving traces of pink pigment
9 in. (22.8 cm) high
Provenance
Maurice Nahman
Alexandra Manserro-Nahman
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