Sarcophagus with Dionysiac ceremonial procession (thyasos)

Luni marble. 160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 128577.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian
(Museo nazionale romano, Terme di Diocleziano)

Origin:
Rome, from a tomb on via Aurelia Antica. Date found: 1956.
Credits:
© 2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Text of inscription: I. Sh.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: thyasos thyasus Luna marble Luni marble marmo lunense sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago with the scene of Dionysos on his chariot drawn by centaurs Dionysos Dionysus Bacchus Dioniso Bacco Ariadne Eros Amor Cupid Pan satyr satyrs satiro satiri Silenus Silenuses maenad maenads centaur centaurs panther leopard Panthera pardus wild predatory animal cat snake cista wheel wreath garland musical instrument instruments cithara kithara cither cithern flute tambourine timbrel flutist flautist musician oak tree vehicle carriage two-wheeled cart carpentum horse horses wine drunken drunk thyrsus thyrsos crook of shepherd shepherd’s crook pot kantharos cup wineskin thiasus thiasos Inv No 128577
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME