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Seated tripodic satyr

A satyr ithyphallic, seated on his tail; the tail and legs forming a tripod. Left arm akimbo, right arm raised (wrist and hand missing). Coarse work; under the thick incrustation, traces of purple paint.

Provenance

By 1898: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Greece in 1898.); gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Accession Number

13.98

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture