F12.3 DIONYSOS & ARIADNE
Museum Collection: Jamahiriya Museum (?), Tripoli, Libya
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Roman
Period: Imperial Roman
Dionysos, depicted as an effeminate youth crowned with a halo of ivy and wearing kothornos boots, encounters the sleeping maiden Ariadne on the island of Naxos. The god is accompanied by old Seilenos, dressed in blue, and a pair of Satyroi wearing animal-skin wraps.
ARTICLESDionysos, Ariadne, Seilenos, Satyroi