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Lot # 217 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$500 / Price Realized: US$400
Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte
Lesbos, Mytilene. c. 377-326 BC. EL Hekte, 2.53gg. (5h). Obv: Bust of dancing maenad right, head thrown back, hair bound with sphendone, drapery covering left shoulder and breast. Rx: Race torch within linear frame; all within incuse square. Bodenstedt 92. Traite II 2, 2219, pl. 161, 34. Jameson Coll. 1478. aEF.

Ex Philip T. Ashton Collection. Ex Berk 128, 28 August 2002, lot 26.

The obverse of this and the next lot might refer to statues such as the famous dancing maenad by the Parian sculptor Scopas.
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