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Head of Chthonian Dionysos

Bearded head of Chthonian Dionysos. (Bonnie Kingsley: "a bearded celebrant.") Broken off at base, so that a small part of right shoulder is preserved. Wears band above which is heavy round wreath adorned with punctured dots. From the top of this rose a part now broken off. The ends of the beard...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Taranto.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

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Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

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The Ancient World