This statuette depicts a satyr, a follower of the god of wine, Dionysos. A late-night carouser, the satyr probably served here—most appropriately—as a lamp-stand. The tree probably held oil lamps in its branches.
Title: Kneeling Satyr
Date Created: 2nd or 1st century B.C.E.
Physical Dimensions: w120.65 x h342.9 x d120.65 in