|ROMAN BRONZE PAN PLAYING A SYRINX
The god of shepherds, herds and hunters, with upper human part and goat horns, legs and tail, holds a syrinx in his right hand, approaching his mouth, and his left hand he holds a logobolan (shepherd’s crook).
1st-2nd Century AD
H. 5 1/8 in. (13.2 cm.)
Ex German private collection (Z.C.) acquired betweeen 1970 and 1980.
Cf. M. Kunze, Kunze M., Meisterwerke antiken bronzen und metallarbeiten aus der sammlung Borowski, Franz Phillip Rutzen, Germany, Mainz 2007, pp. 158-159, fig. C.24.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 44.