Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3469
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Roman Period
Date Made 125 BCE to 1 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone) | Limestone
Technique Carved
Iconography Male Head | Silenus

Grayish marble. Much incrustation. Probably bald. Heavy beard and mustache. Mouth open. Eyes large and deep sunk. Half life-sized head of Silenos.

Height 19 cm
Width 10.9 cm
Depth 14.3 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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