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Silenus

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Stout male figure of Silenus, bald, bearded, drapery over left shoulder and around hips; left hand holding book. Top sides of bone preserved.

Provenance

By 1905: Joseph von Kopf Collection, Rome; by 1957: with Dr. Antonio Agostini, Rome; purchased by MFA from Dr. Antonio Agostini, November 14, 1957 for $ 300- (this figure is the total price for 57.691-699)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greco-Roman,

Dimensions

8.6 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.691

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture