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Greek limestone relief of maenads hunting stags
Greek limestone relief of maenads hunting stags 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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