915 – Pan

Physical description:
Ceramic figure of Pan, seated, holding pan-pipes, coloured to resemble bronze.
Museum classification:
Horned God
Size:
260 x 130 x 110 mm
Information:
The Greek shepherd-god known as Pan is to be found in the woods and pastures, and his role includes protecting the flocks of goats and sheep and also assisting in the Hunt. He is a musical and mischievous Deity, fond of playing tricks on mortals. From his habit of giving the lonely traveller sudden frights comes the word 'panic'.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Clay
The Greek shepherd-god known as Pan is to be found in the woods and pastures, and his role includes protecting the flocks of goats and sheep and also assisting in the Hunt. He is a musical and mischievous Deity, fond of playing tricks on mortals. From his habit of giving the lonely traveller sudden frights comes the word 'panic'.