Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3459
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Locus Villa of Marius at Tivoli
Period Roman Period
Date Made 1st c. CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Relief
Iconography Pan | Bacchante

White marble painted. Two heads in 3/4 view facing each other. Pan to left, Bacchante to right, between them a staff bound diagonally with fillets, ends above. This is one of four marble plaques from Nemi with theater-like masks. The mask on the right represents a youthful, effeminate Dionysos.

Height 32.2 cm
Length 44 cm
Depth 10.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897
Other Number 0518 - Cast Number

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