Z27.1 SEILENOS RIDING CAMEL
Museum Collection: El Jem Museum, El Jem, Tunisia
Catalogue Number: TBA
Context: El Jem, House of the Dionysian Procession
Date: C2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman
Detail of the old god Seilenos riding a camel, from a scene showing the train of Dionysos travelling through North Africa. Just as Seilenos has a camel in place of his usual donkey, Dionysos rides an African lion instead of an Asian leopard.