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Fragment of mold of cup

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Sacrifice of a pig. Woman with kerchief holds pig while a young satyr cuts its throat. Behind the satyr part of a female figure seated on a rock. Behind the woman who holds the pig another satyr with a torch; behind him a young satyr extending hand towards a curtain, back of which is part of the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 007.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.5 x 11.4 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.868

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds