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About This Artwork
Stater (Coin) Depicting the Siren Parthenope, 280–241 B.C.
Diam. 2 cm; 7.05 g
(in exergue: ΙΣ or ΙΚ)
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4918
Ancient and Byzantine Art
Not on Display
The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 155, 1994 - February 22, 2004 and May 16, 2004 - February 2012.
Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art, February 22 – May 16, 2004.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Neither Man nor Beast: Animal Images on Ancient Coins, Gallery 55, August 29, 2007- February 2012.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Of Gods and Glamour: The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151, November 11, 2012 - present.
Karen B. Alexander. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012). p.29.