Fragment of relief

Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Dimensions

18.7 x 15 cm (7 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.187 H. 0.15 W.

Accession Number

88.568

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small nude satyr riding on a grotesque animal. Scroll with flower at the left; above egg and dart in high relief, and irregular fillet.

Provenance

By 1888: with Alessandro Fausti (said to be from the villa of Voconius Pollio, Sassone, Marino); 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