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Head of Satyr, bearded. Missing, left shoulder and most of scallop ornament at top. Abundant remains of black and red color on white slip. Checker pattern on a base. From Veii.

Provenance

By 1931: with Jacob Hirsch, Suite 1209, 30 West 54th Street, New York, N.Y. (according to his letter of October 23, 1931: found at Veji); purchased by MFA from Jacob Hirsch, November 5, 1931, for $ 2,200.00

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.284 H.

Accession Number

31.912

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements