Oscillum
Marble. 2nd century CE.
H. 39.5 cm, B. 37.5 cm.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of MaffeiInv. No. 28756.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Oscillum.

Marble. 2nd century CE.
H. 39.5 cm, B. 37.5 cm.
Inv. No. 28756.

Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei
(Museo lapidario maffeiano)

Origin:
unknown
Description:
Oscillum is a decorative element originally linked to cult of Dionysus, later — a theatre ornament. On the front — the head of Jupiter-Ammon, on the back — a theatrical mask.
Credits:
© 2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum information materials.
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History of Ancient Rome