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Z12.17 DIONYSOS & THE BEASTS

Museum Collection: Bardo Museum, Bardo, Tunisia
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Floor Mosaic
Context: El Jem
Date: C4th AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Dionysos stands with a halo circling his head, holding a staff and wearing leopard-skin boots. Beside him is a fruiting grape vine, wine jug and panther. Various other fighting wild beasts surround the god, including bulls, bears, boars, serpents, and horses.

ARTICLESDionysos

 
 
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