From: Italy | Campania | Herculaneum

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3511
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Campania | Herculaneum
Manufacture Location Naples
Creator J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus Villa dei Papiri
Date Made 1903
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Sleeping Faun

Original found at Herculaneum. Sleeping Faun. Seated, leaning backward, head leaning to his left, eyes closed, lips slightly open, right hand on top of head. Left arm at side. Right leg forward, left bent back. Naked. Shaggy, short hair bound with thin fillet. Two small corkscrew horns sprout from forehead. A "gland" (said to be goat's) just below chin on either side of neck. Pointed ears. No tail.

Height 148.59 cm
Width 55.88 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number 5624 - Naples Museum Number | 0642F - Other Number

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