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Z12.6 DIONYSOS TIGER CHARIOT

Museum Collection: Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Mosaic
Context: Thysdrus (El Jem)
Date: C3rd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Dionysos drives a chariot drawn by a pair of tigers. He is accompanied by a Mainas Nymphe, Nike (victory) who crowns him with a wreath, and old Seilenos. Pan leaps before the chariot. The scene is surrounded by vines hung with fruit.

ARTICLESDionysos, Seilenos, Pan, Nike

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