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Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Bacchus
21. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Satyr with the child Dionysus.
Cameo.
Sardonyx-agate.
1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 25880.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
22. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Bacchus and Vesuvius.
Fresco from Pompeii.
Inv. No. 112286.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXV.
23. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Silver handle from a serving dish with depicting of the Indian triumph of Bacchus.
Silver, gilding.
Early 3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 54.11.8.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
24. TOREUTICS. Rome.
Handle of dish with depicting of the Indian triumph of Bacchus.
Silver, gilding.
Early 3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 54.11.8.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
25. 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.
26. 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, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
27. MOSAIC. Greece.
Dionysos’ childhood.
Cyprus, the House of Aion.
Mid-4th cent. CE.
Paphos, Archaeological Park.
28. 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. Nos. MR 719 / Ma 1606.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
29. 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. Nos. MR 719 / Ma 1606.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Dionysus and Ariadne.
Fresco of the early 4th style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 17, 42).
Inv. No. 41658.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
33. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Crater with Bacchic scenes.
Pentelic marble.
41—68 CE.
Inv. No. MC 1202.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Gallery.
34. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Crater with Bacchic scenes.
Pentelic marble.
41—68 CE.
Inv. No. MC 1202.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Gallery.
35. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Dionysus.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE. A copy of a Hellenistic original.
Inv. No. MC 734.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
36. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Head of Dionysus.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE. A copy of a Hellenistic original.
Inv. No. MC 734.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Gaul.
37. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Endymion. The front panel of a so-called “Braschi sarcophagus”.
Marble. Ca. 250 CE.
Rome, Museum of Rome in Palazzo Braschi.
38. 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.
39. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Sacral-idyllic landscape.
Stucco vault relief from the cubiculum B of a house beneath the Villa Farnesina.
Ca. 20 BCE.
Inv. No. 1037.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
40. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Dionysus.
Bronze. 117—138 CE.
Inv. No. 1060.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.