Theatrical Mask of a Satyr

Baths of Diocletian

Baths of Diocletian
Roma, Italy

The big marble mask represents a young Satyr, mithological figure connected with Dionysus, very popular in ancient Roman theatre. This one is identified by the pointed ears, the snub nose and the brushy hair. This kind of sculptures often decorated public buildings connected with shows, like theatres and amphiteatres. 2nd century AD.


  • Title: Theatrical Mask of a Satyr

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