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.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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 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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