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Overall: 9.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1992.352.2
Part man and part beast, satyrs were mythical woodland creatures. In art, they were depicted with the ears and tail of a goat or horse, sometimes with hooves, and in a high state of sexual arousal. Satyrs often accompanied Dionysus, the god of wine, in his drinking bouts and other escapades. These three probably once decorated the rim of a large punch-bowl-shaped vessel for serving wine.
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