Antefix

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.284 H.

Accession Number

31.912

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Head of Satyr, bearded. Missing, left shoulder and most of scallop ornament at top. Abundant remains of black and red color on white slip. Checker pattern on a base. From Veii.

Provenance

By 1931: with Jacob Hirsch, Suite 1209, 30 West 54th Street, New York, N.Y. (according to his letter of October 23, 1931: found at Veji); purchased by MFA from Jacob Hirsch, November 5, 1931, for $ 2,200.00

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund