Ancient Art

Head of a satyr (probably Marsyas)

4th century A.D.

Yellowish-gray limestone

H. 17.8 cm., max D. of head 13.7 cm.
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II, B.A. 1935
1993.46.82
Culture: 
Roman, after a Greek original
Period: 
Roman, 4th century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William Witman, II; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1993.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions and Gifts 1993,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 176.

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