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Dionysus, god of wine, on Mount Vesuvius | Roman fresco Pompeii

F12.1B DIONYSOS ON VESUVIUS

Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman
Context: Pompeii
Date: --
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Dionysos stands beside Mount Vesuvius, with a leopard cub by his side, lapping up split wine, and wearing a cloak reminiscent of the egg-shaped breasted chest of the Ephesian Artemis.

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Dionysos

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