Head of a beardless satyr figurine

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic or Roman Period
2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7621

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a beardless satyr. Hair rises over forehead in a stiff mass, and falls in a heavy mass on each side; snub nose and high eyebrows. Traces of gilding on the hair.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution