London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A CORINTHIAN TERRACOTTA SATYR WITH A DONKEY'S HEAD
MID-5TH CENTURY B.C.
The bald satyr with broad grimacing face and prominent ears, squatting with legs wide apart, supported by a long tail at the back, his body wrapped in a horizontally striated cloak, his arms and genitals modelled underneath the cloak, a braying donkey head to his left side, left donkey ear missing
3 1/8 in. (8.1 cm.) high
H. A. Cahn, 120 Antike Terrakotten, Basel, 1962, p. 3, no. 6.
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Cf. R. A. Higgins, Greek Terracottas, op cit, p. 84, pls. 36C and E for similar.
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