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Bronze statuette of a satyr dancing

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Similar to the statuette in the National Museum of Naples. The spirit of mirth is admirably represented in the laughing face.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1910. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1909. II. Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5 (4): pp. 96-7, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 129, pp. 84-85, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 125, 264, pl. 104h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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