R12.1 DIONYSOS, SATYROS & BAKKHANTE
Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: TBA
Class: Bas relief
Context: From the Villa Quintiliana on the Appian Way, south of Rome
Date: ca 100 AD
Period: Imperial Roman
The god Dionysos holding a thyrsos (pine-cone tipped staff), draped with a skin, and accompanied by a panther, follows a Satyros with pipes and Bakkhante with cymbals in a Bacchic procession.