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Head of a bearded satyr figurine

Bald head of a bearded satyr wearing a wreath which at the back is of leaves; in front a twisted band; just over the ears the wreath is decorated with a bunch of oak leaves and acorns. Traces of gilding on the leaves.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek,

Accession Number

01.7618

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture