THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Silenuses
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Silen and maenad (a fragment of a scene of feast of Dionysus).
A short wall of a sarcophagus.
White marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Arezzo, Civic Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Statue of Papposilenus.
From the Roman stage of the Theatre of Dionysus in Athens.
Marble.
1st—2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. NK 2295.
Athens, Acropolis, Theatre of Dionysus.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Clay slab of the Campana type with representation of Silenus, Eros and Maenad.
Terracotta.
Augustan age (27 BCE — 14 CE).
Baiae, Archaeological Museum of Phlegraean Fields.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of “silenus”.
Marble.
Florence, Palazzo Corsini.
5. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Old Silenos with Kantharos and Thyrsos. Coastal landscape.
Ca. 1—79 CE.
Inv. No. 83.AG.222.2.
Los Angeles, John Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa in Malibu.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos sarcophagus with Dionysiaс scenes (side 2).
Marble. Ca. 210 CE.
Inv. No. II 1a 231.
Moscow, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
7. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes.
Marble.
Roman period.
Mystras, Metropolis.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (long-side panel).
Marble.
Roman period.
Mystras, Metropolis.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Ikarios plays host to Dionysos.
Neo-Attic relief.
Marble. Late 1st cent. BCE — early 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6713.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Medallion with Silenus.
Fresco from Herculaneum.
45—79 BCE.
Inv. No. 9129 a.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Old Satyr and Hermaphroditus.
Fresco from Pompeii (IX, 1, 22, Home of Epidius Sabinus, tablinum).
50—79 CE.
Inv. No. 27875.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
12. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco in Pompeii in the House of the new Hunt (VII. 10. 3) (in situ).
Inv. No. 111484.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
13. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Sacral-idyllic scene before of the sanctuary of Cybele.
Fresco from Pompeii (VII. 6. 28).
25—45 CE.
Inv. No. 8845.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXI.
14. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Bacchus finding Ariadne.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9271.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Bacchus finding Ariadne.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9271.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus”.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
17. CERAMICS. Southern Italy.
Dionysos and maenad in cart drawn by Papposilenos.
Red-figured bell-krater. Paestum.
Ca. 360—350 BCE.
Attributed to Python.
Inv. No. 1989.11.4.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
18. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
Cyprus, the House of Aion.
Mid-4th cent. CE.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
19. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Silenus with the Infant Dionysos.
Marble.
Inv. No. MR 346.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Silenus cradling the infant Dionysus.
Marble.
Roman copy of 1st-2nd cent. CE after a bronze Greek original of ca 300 BCE presumably by Lysippos.
Inv. Nos. MR 346 / Ma 922.
Paris, Louvre Museum.