Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 018.

Dimensions

Height x length: 7.1 x 5.8 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.600

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Satyr dancing to right, holding his nebris in both hands. Above him an egg-and-dart pattern and a festoon.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation