Bust of Dionysus?

Bronze. Roman copy of the mid-1st cent. BCE after a Hellenistic original.
Inv. No. 5618.

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

Origin:
Herculaneum, Villa of the Papyri, 1759.
Literature:
H. Brunn — F. Bruckmann, Denkmäler griechischer und römischer Skulptur I (München 1902) Cat. no. 382;
Le Collezioni del Museo Nazionale di Napoli I, 2 (1989) 136 Cat. no. 202;
A. Maiuri, Museo Nazionale di Napoli (1957) Ill. 49;
C. Mattusch, The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. Life and afterlife of a sculpture collection (2005) 283 ff. Ill. 198—202;
J. Mühlenbrock — D. Richter (Hrsg.), Verschüttet vom Vesuv. Die letzten Stunden von Herculaneum (Mainz 2005) 281 f. Ill. 1. 4.10 Cat. no. 4.10;
D. Pandermalis, AM 86, 1971, 207 Cat. no. 58;
D. Pandermalis, AM 86, 1971, 206 f. Cat. no. 51. 58;
A. Ruesch, Guida illustrata del Museo Nazionale di Napoli (Neapel 1908) Cat. no. 857;
M. Ruggiero, Storia degli scavi di Ercolano (1885) 279;
M. R. Wojcik, La Villa dei Papiri ad Ercolano. (1986) 253 ff.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Bibliography: http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/13473
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