<em>Erotic Musicians</em>, 305-30 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (14.8 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
, 58.34. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.58.34_wwg8.jpg)

Erotic Musicians

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (14.8 x 21 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 58.34

Image: CUR.58.34_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Erotic group in soft white limestone. Nude man seated, his enlarged phallus extended on ground. Smaller figure of nude woman playing harp seated on far end of phallus. The man holds curious object in front of him – a musical instrument? Some detail outlined in black paint. Condition: Entire surface worn. Numerous chips along base, on man’s legs etc. Assembled with some restorations along center of phallus.

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