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Terracotta Brazier Fragment with Molded Satyr Decoration

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Terracotta Brazier Fragment with Molded Satyr Decoration

323 BCE - 31 CE

5 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 2 13/16 in. (13.2 x 15.6 x 7.1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.134
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds

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  • braziers - Receptacles, usually metal or terracotta, having a base designed to hold live coals, and sometimes with a grate or pierced top, used for heating a room or for heating or cooking food.
  • Satyrs and Maenads - Maenads are human female followers of Dionysus (sometimes called Nymphai) - Note added June 2010 by M. Weldon.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inheritance
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1950's to 1980's
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s

  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: Likely ca. 1900
    Ownership End Date: 1925

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