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Mask of a satyr

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.320

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Mask of a satyr (Silenos) including upper half of skull as well as face. Face and head strong red, beard gray. Ears are those of an animal.

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Thebes); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund