ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Roman mythology | Bacchus
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana relief.
Terracotta. 1st century CE.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysos and satyr.
Marble. Roman copy of 120—140 CE after a Greek model.
Florence, Gallery of Uffizi.
3. MOSAIC. Rome.
Bacchus riding a tiger.
Roman Britain, 1st or 2nd century.
Diameter 114 cm.
P&EE OA 290.
Room 49, Roman Britain, north wall.
London, The British Museum.
4. 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.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.”
White marble. 260—270 CE.
86.4 × 215.9 × 92.1 cm.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus.” Detail of relief: Dionysus and maenad.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
7. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
The house of Aion.
Middle of the 4th century CE.
Cyprus.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dramatic poet plays host to Dionysos (so-called “Icarios’ feast”). Detail.
Neo-Attic relief.
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE from Greek model of late 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MR 719 / Ma 1606.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dramatic poet plays host to Dionysus (so-called “Icarios’ feast”).
Neo-Attic relief.
Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE from Greek model of late 2nd cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MR 719 / Ma 1606.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes (central tondo).
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
11. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Patera of Rennes.
Gold. Early 3rd century CE.
Diameter 25 cm, weight 1375 g.
Inv. No. 56.94.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Endymion. The front panel of a so-called “Braschi sarcophagus”.
Marble. Ca. 250 CE.
Rome, Museum of Rome in Palazzo Braschi.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a dionysiac procession.
White marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 326137.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus (close-up).
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus. Detail.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus. Detail.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
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