Dionysus and a panther
2nd cent. CE.
Patras, New Archaeological MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Dionysus and a panther.

2nd cent. CE.

Patras, New Archaeological Museum
(Πάτρα, Νέο Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πάτρας).

Marble statue of Dionysus. The god is depicted naked, with his right leg forward, loaning with his elbow on a tree trunk decorated with a spiraling vine with grapes. He wears a necklace, the curly ends of his hairdo ending at his shoulders. A half-seated panther can be seen next to the tree.
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
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