Iconography
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Cannibalism
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Bacchanal Bacchic dance
Further details
according to Lenormant this blood-thirsty Bacchanal is linked to the myth of Dionysos-Zagreus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Greek
DATE
5th century BC
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Monnaies, Médailles et Antiques (donation Luynes)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
François Lenormant, Dionysus Zagreus, Gazette Archéologique 5 (1879), pp. 18-37, pl. 4
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RELATIONS
Gazette Archéologique (via Gallica)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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