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Silenos


Description Provenance Credit
Description Carved in full relief; this male head is from a large basin, from a frieze of very thick stone. He wears a diadem and has a long beard and no neck.
Provenance Edgar J. Banks [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Creators
Period
248 BCE-226 CE (Parthian)
Medium
gray stone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.1
Measurements
H: 7 7/8 x W: 4 15/16 x D: 5 1/16 in. (20 x 12.6 x 12.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
  • Iran, Hamadan (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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