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Head of a beardless satyr figurine

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Head of a beardless satyr. Hair rises over forehead in a stiff mass, and falls in a heavy mass on each side; snub nose and high eyebrows. Traces of gilding on the hair.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Dardanelles); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic or Roman Period, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7621

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture