Dancing maenad. Oscillum.
Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. I 38.
Vienna, Museum of Art History
The relief presents a maenad in extatic dance before a veiled phallus symbolizing fertility. In her right hand she holds a thyrsus, in the left one — a snake.
© 2012. Photo: I. Sh.
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