Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes.

Marble. Graeco-Roman period.

Mystras, Metropolis

Origin:
Presumably from Sparta. In Mystras was in use as a bowl of a fountain.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble relief sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago attic sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Dionysiac Dionysos Dionysus Bacchus Dioniso Bacco Dioniso maenad maenads satyr satyrs satiro satiri Silenus Sileni Pan female clothes garments outerwear chiton himation loincloth tun crook of shepherd shepherd’s crook vine grapes bunch of grapes tramp grapes festive vintage vine Dionysiac Dionysian mysteries tyrsus tiger panther
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME