サテュロス

  • エジプト
  • 紀元前1-紀元後1世紀

 青色の地に、赤色の顔をもつ男性のマスクが表現された方形飾板。半分の顔を2枚合わせたもの。顎鬚をはやし、頭には緑色の葉と赤色の果実からなるヘアバンドを着けている。細部は赤色、白色、黒色、黄色、紫色で表現される。ディオニュソスの従者である山の精サテュロスを表していると思われる。人面飾板については註1、2を参照。

註:1. E. Marianne Stern and Birgit Schlick-Nolte, Early Glass of the Ancient World, 1600 B.C. - A.D. 50, Ostfildern, 1994, pp. 376-385.
2. Susan H. Auth, "Mosaic Glass Mask Plaques and the Ancient Theater", Journal of Glass Studies, Vol. 41, Corning, 1999, pp. 51-72 .

Catalogue Entry

This rectangular plaque shows a red male mask set against a blue ground. Made from the alignment of two half faces. He has a beard, and the head is wearing a head band made of green leaves and red fruit. The details are depicted in red, white, black, yellow and purple. This face is thought to represent a satyr, a mountain spirit attendant to Dionysos. Regarding these decorative plaques with human faces, see E. Marianne Stern and Birgit Schlick-Nolte 19941) and Susan H. Auth 19992).

1)?\?\?\E. Marianne Stern and Birgit Schlick-Nolte, Early Glass in the Ancient World,1600 BC-AD 50, Ostfildern, 1994, pp. 376-385.
2)?\?\?\Susan H. Auth, "Mosaic Glass Mask Plaques and the Ancient Theater," Journal of Glass Studies, Vol. 41, pp. 51-72, The Corning Museum of Glass, 1999.