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R12.1 DIONYSOS, SATYROS & BAKKHANTE

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: TBA
Class: Bas relief
Material: Marble
Context: From the Villa Quintiliana on the Appian Way, south of Rome
Style: Classical
Date: ca 100 AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

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.

ARTICLESDionysos, Satyroi

 
 
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