Silenus

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

8.6 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.691

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Stout male figure of Silenus, bald, bearded, drapery over left shoulder and around hips; left hand holding book. Top sides of bone preserved.

Provenance

By 1905: Joseph von Kopf Collection, Rome; by 1957: with Dr. Antonio Agostini, Rome; purchased by MFA from Dr. Antonio Agostini, November 14, 1957 for $ 300- (this figure is the total price for 57.691-699)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund