Dionysian scene
Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
4.6 × 3.4 cm.
Inv. No. 25836.Naples, National Archaeological Museum

Dionysian scene.

Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
4.6 × 3.4 cm.
Inv. No. 25836.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale).

Private collection, Farnese.
Origin:
From the Farnese collection. Formerly in the collection of Fulvio Orsini (inv. no. 204), bought this cameo from brothers Gabrielli.
Literature:
T. Cades, Collezione di impronte in stucco cavate dalle più celebri gemme incise conosciute, etc., I—LXXVIII, Roma 1836, vol. 9c, II A 86.
Credits:
© 2006 Photo, text: Gasparri C. Le gemme Farnese. Electa Napoli, Napoli, 2006, p. 116, fig. 164, cat. no. 76.
Keywords: gemma glyptics gem gems glittica gliptica gemme glyptik glyptique ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque σάτυρος σάτυροι satyros satyroi satur saturus satyr satyrs satiro satiri satyrn satyre satyres roman romana romano romani römische römischer romain romaine καμέα κάμερες cameo cameos cammeo cammei kamee camée kameo sardonyx sardonica agate festival of bacchus dionysos dionysus solemnity festivities celebrations vine grapes tree jug pitcher skin hide animal girl girls youth mummer masker holiday the village dionysia rural askolia game from orsini farnese gabrielli collection inv no 25836 204
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