Relief

Roman
Greco-Roman Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania

Dimensions

33.8 x 43.5 cm (13 5/16 x 17 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.338 H. 0.435 W.

Accession Number

88.563

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Cornice has a fillet and alternate pillars and scrolls surmounted by honey-suckle ornament. Main field: two satyrs facing one another, treading grapes; at the right one brings a basket of fruit; at the left a satyr plays the tibia and dances.

Provenance

By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti; April 12, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Alessandro Fausti; 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