Sarcophagus with scenes of bacchanalia
White marble. 140—160 CE.
204 × 510 × 66 cm.
Inv. No. 27710.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus with scenes of bacchanalia.

White marble. 140—160 CE.
204 × 510 × 66 cm.
Inv. No. 27710.

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

Origin:
From the Farnese collection. Since 1870 in NAM (to the right of the Gabinetto segreto).
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Keywords: white marble sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago bacchanalia mysteries Bacchus Dionysos Dionysus sanctuary architecture roof thiasos thiasus faun satyr satyress Priapos Priapus curtain parapetasma lighted torch tyrsus cone cymbal cymbals syrinx musical instrument musical instruments strumento musicale strumenti musicali crook of shepherd shepherd’s crook herm herma herme term erma jug flower floral wreath basket sensuality sexuality erotic sexual scene sex secret cabinet gabinetto segreto tree palm altar from the Farnese collection Inv No 27710
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