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Silenos
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Silenos


Description Provenance Credit
Description This piece is carved in full relief and is a male head of Silene from a frieze on a large basin. He wears a diadem and has long hair and a beard.
Provenance Edgar J. Banks [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
248 BCE-226 CE (Parthian)
Medium
dark gray stone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.2
Measurements
H: 7 1/4 × W: 6 1/8 × Max D: 2 7/16 in. (18.4 × 15.5 × 6.23 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
  • Iran, Hamadan (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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