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Accession_Number 71.6.1
adlib_title plastic; molded brazier handle
Shape Brazier handle
Shape_description Rectangular element with two protrusions to the side, from the lower part, and a molded satyr face in relief, which serves as a lug.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description Grayish-brown coarse-grained clay with large inclusions.
Munsell_color 2.5YR 4/3
Decoration Relief decoration consists of a double frame inscribing the upper rectangular part and, below, the face of a satyr, with an ivy wreath, furrowed brow, upraised eyebrows, large eyes, pointed nose, and long, rectangular beard, striated.
Inscriptions
Condition Single fragment comprising most of a handle, broken off at the bottom; chipped on left side and generally worn.
Technique/Style Plastic; molded
Provenance Found at Halicarnassus
Period Hellenistic
Date 3-2 c.
Dating_details Cf. MuM Sonderliste W (Oct. 1987) no. 60: 'Dionysus mask' (from Delos or Alexandria) 2 c. BC.
Artist
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Image
2002.97.0626.jpg
2002.97.0626.jpg
Front view of a brazier handle depicting a satyr.
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2002.97.0627.jpg
2002.97.0627.jpg
Bottom view of a brazier handle, worn at the edge.
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2002.97.0628.jpg
2002.97.0628.jpg
Front view of a brazier handle depicting a satyr with a projecting beard.
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2004.95.0138.jpg
2004.95.0138.jpg
Oblique view of a brazier handle, showing a satyr.
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2004.95.0139.jpg
2004.95.0139.jpg
Front view of the side of a brazier handle.
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2004.95.0140.jpg
2004.95.0140.jpg
Front view of a brazier handle, showing the protruding beard.
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2004.95.0141.jpg
2004.95.0141.jpg
Front view of the side of a brazier handle.
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2004.95.0142.jpg
2004.95.0142.jpg
Front view of the back of a brazier handle.
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2004.95.0143.jpg
2004.95.0143.jpg
Front view of a brazier handle depicting a satyr.
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2011.03.0021.jpg
2011.03.0021.jpg
Front view of a brazier handle depicting a satyr with a projecting beard.
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Comparanda Cf. MuM Sonderliste W (Oct. 1987) no. 60: 'Dionysus mask' (from Delos or Alexandria) 2 c. BC. A.D. Ure compares with Breccia, Guide to Alexandria, 242, fig. 138.
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Height 10.1
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. beard 3.5; W. (max.) 12.5
Location Household
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 15.07.2003; 13.05.2004; 09.01.2006
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