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Accession_Number 11.10.3
adlib_title Perhaps Rhodian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description A squatting, male satyr
Material Terracotta
Fabric Perhaps Rhodian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Squatting satyr, with large phallus, hands across stomach. Whitish/pale yellow clay, with traces of pinkish-red slip all over. Back not moulded. Resting surface curved in a horseshoe shape. Facial features mostly distinguishable. Satyr wears an angry expression.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. There are tiny air bubbles over the surface, as well as small areas of brownish deposit. Detailed markings on face and hands are slightly worn away. The left eyebrow, left eye, nose and mouth however, are all still clearly visible. Material on the resting surface has flaked away in areas. Originally painted red all over.
Technique/Style
Provenance Anavysos, Attica.
Period High Archaic
Date Late 6 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0759.jpg
2002.97.0759.jpg
Front view of a figurine, showing a squatting male satyr with large phallus.
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2002.97.0760.jpg
2002.97.0760.jpg
Back view of a figurine, showing the back of a squatting male satyr.
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2002.97.0761.jpg
2002.97.0761.jpg
Bottom view of showing the base (horseshoe shaped) of a squatting male satyr figurine.
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 3.7
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Georgina; Lucia; Kinsey; Teifi; Joana Varela
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 24.08.2004; 11.01.2006; 02.08.2006; 05.04.2017
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