|GREEK LIMESTONE RELIEF OF MAENADS HUNTING STAGS
In an ecstatic state, wearing chitons and billowing himations and holding thyrsoi, hunting stags. Carved in high relief.
Taras, South Italy, ca. 300-280 BC
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.3 cm.); L. 26 3/4 in. (68 cm.)
Ex English collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2001, no. 9; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 5.
Cf. J.C.Carter, “The Sculpture of Taras,” Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 65, part 7 (1975), p.94, pl. 60c.
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