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Z12.3 THE TRAIN OF DIONYSOS

Museum Collection: Sousse Museum, Sousse, Tunisia
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Mosaic
Context: Sousse, House of Virgil
Date: C3rd AD
Period: Late Roman

SUMMARY

Dionysos and the winged goddess Nike (Victory ) ride together in a chariot drawn by four tigers. He holds a pine branch staff in his hand and is crowned with a fruiting vine. Before him stands a cymbal clashing Mainas, and behind a Satyros carries a wine amphora on his shoulder. The Satyros is cloaked with a panther skin.

ARTICLESDionysos, Nike, Satyroi

 
 
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