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A GREEK TERRACOTTA HEAD OF DIONYSOS

CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK TERRACOTTA HEAD OF DIONYSOS
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Mold-made, the youthful god depicted beardless, with short wavy hair bound in a broad fillet and topped with a stippled stephane centered by a large rosette, a palmette rising behind
5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Thomas Virzi, 1970s.
with Charles Ede, London, 1993 (Ancient Terracotta Sculpture, no. 22).

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For related examples from Taras see nos. 1294-1296 in Higgins, Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum.

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