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Fragment of marble vase: Dionysiac symbols

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The rim is preserved above; the other edges are broken irregularly. The surfaces are clean and fresh. There is a grapevine above, a satyr's head and a thyrsos fill the lower right, and a pedum appears at the left, between where the handles once were. The bases of these vine-stem handles are...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Early Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 313.

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.5 x 18.5 cm (6 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8215

Medium or Technique

Marble from Carrara in northwest Italy

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture