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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3820
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Campania | Pompeii
Archaeology Area Center of the impluvium
Manufacture Location Naples
Creator J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus House of the Faun
Date Made 1903
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Dancing Faun

Bronze reproduction of a dancing faun. On tiptoes, right foot forward. Left arm raised high, right arm extended outward, fingers at level of chin. Luxuriant, wavy beard and hair. Garland of acorns around head. Pair of small goat's horns sprout from forehead. Short tail. Naked. Rectangular base with molding around bottom. Inlaid palmettes on top of corners at front. Original found at Pompeii.

Height 81.4 cm
Width 34 cm
Depth 30.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number 5002 - Naples Museum Number

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