Head of a bearded satyr figurine

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7618

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bald head of a bearded satyr wearing a wreath which at the back is of leaves; in front a twisted band; just over the ears the wreath is decorated with a bunch of oak leaves and acorns. Traces of gilding on the leaves.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution