S27.5 SILENUS & INFANT DIONYSUS
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Naples|
|Title||Silenus & infant Dionysus|
|Original / Copy||-|
The god Silenus carries the infant Dionysus (Roman Bacchus) on his shoulders. The rustic deity clashes a pair of symbols and the child holds a bunch of grapes. An animal-skin cape and set of panpipes are draped over a rock and grapevine by their side.