Lenos-sarcophagus with representation of the triumph of Dionysus and shapes of lions.

White (Asian?) marble. Second quarter of the 3rd cent. CE.

Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields
(Museo Archeologico dei Campi Flegrei)

Origin:
Via Domiziana.
Credits:
2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: white Asian marble relief Dionysiac sarcophagus in the shape of a lenos Dionysischer Sarkophag sarcofago Dionysiac procession thiasos Indian triumph Dionysos Dionysus Bacchus Dioniso Bacco Dioniso Ariadne Arianna on harnessed panther team harness chariot wheel Eros Amor Cupid dancing maenad maenads horned goat-legged satyr satyrs satiro satiri Silenus Sileni Pan flapping streaming cloak female clothes garments outerwear chiton himation tun shepherd crook vine grapes bunch of grapes wine Dionysiac Dionysian mysteries snake serpent basket cista cist lion protome head sheep ram head she-goat ewe donkey ass theatre theatrical mask collar elephant double horn musical instrument whip knout scourge crook lagobolon
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME