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Figurine of a young satyr

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The young satyr has short horns, the usual pointed ears, and a small tail in the middle of his back. Part of his left hand and the object held in it (pedum or thyrsos) are missing. The surface is corroded, with yellow ("Tiber"), black and gray patina. Horns and whiskers are silver. Metallic...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome. Presumably from the Tiber.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 076.


Height: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World