KE 1071 (Terracotta Figurine of Silenus with Baby Dionysos) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
S 42
Typological identification
Terracotta Figurine
Description
Actor as Silenus. Draped, potbellied male figure holding infant in right arm: Silenus with the baby Dionysus. Solid cast; unfinished back.
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fine buff clay. Corinthian coroplastic fabric.
Preservation comment
One fragment preserves most of body by feet broken away and missing attached here. Moderate, extensive abrasion; slight to moderate, somewhat extensive patches of encrustation.
Preserved height
0.074
Width
0.038
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Dionysos/Bacchus (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Silenos (Visual Motif)
File
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 1071 (Terracotta Figurine of Silenus with Baby Dionysos).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2020. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke1071>