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Seated tripodic satyr

Greek
Archaic Period


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.98

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A satyr ithyphallic, seated on his tail; the tail and legs forming a tripod. Left arm akimbo, right arm raised (wrist and hand missing). Coarse work; under the thick incrustation, traces of purple paint.

Provenance

By 1898: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Greece in 1898.); gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren