Bearded head of Chthonian Dionysos (?)
Greek, South Italian
11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Bearded head of Chthonian Dionysos (?). Bonnie Kingsley says “a bearded celebrant.” Wears broad band with heavy round wreath above it ornamented with rosettes and plastic dots. The fillet at each side is gone, and a piece is chipped out of the wreath.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: said from Taranto.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution