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Statuette of Dionysos Sabazios

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Statuette of Dionysos Sabazios standing. His right hand holds a disc-like object; his left rests on a cippus. Hair in a high knot, with bunches of leaves and berries. On a high rectangular pedestal. White incrustation.

Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Imperial Period, probably late 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 014.

Dimensions

36.4 cm (14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.392

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture