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On the back, Apollo stands to the right, holding a laurel-topped staff. A small satyr, seated on a rock at the left, is playing double flutes. At the right, Dionysos leans back from his thyrsos to embrace a wreathed, richly clad Semele who leans over him. Apollo, Dionysos and the satyr wear...

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Alfred Greenough Collection.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles H. Parker

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 400 B.C. (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 386; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).


Diameter: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical