The British Museum, London, United Kingdom

Artist/Maker Unknown

Satyr wielding a tree branch. Frieze block carved in relief, from the animal frieze that used to run around the top of the podium supporting so-called “Building G”, on the acropolis of Xanthos in Lycia. Made during the reign of King Kuprlli (480-440 BC).

Dimensions H. 77 cm (30 ¼ in.)

Credit line From French excavations on the Acopolis of Xanthos

Accession number Cat. Sculpture B 292

Location Main floor, room 15, Greek & Rome

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

Mythology Images

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