Statuette of Dionysos Sabazios

Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Imperial Period
probably late 1st century A.D.


Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 014.

Dimensions

36.4 cm (14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.392

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Dionysos Sabazios standing. His right hand holds a disc-like object; his left rests on a cippus. Hair in a high knot, with bunches of leaves and berries. On a high rectangular pedestal. White incrustation.

Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer