Dancing maenad. Oscillum.

Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. I 38.

Vienna, Museum of Art History
(Kunsthistorisches Museum)

Description:
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.
Credits:
2012. Photo: I. Sh.
Info: museum information materials.
RUSSIAN

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