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Fragment of a small altar

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Fragment of small altar. Probably from Delphi. Includes the greater part of one face, with three figures in relief-Dionysos, a young satyr, and a maenad.

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: [00.325 and 00.326] were bought in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Dimensions

6.6 x 6.8 cm (2 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.325

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture