Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Bacchus
Myths Bacchus and Ariadne Bacchus and Ariadne togetherWith other figures
Census of Antique Art known to the Renaissance Known prototypes SarcophagiVatican City, Museo Chiaramonti (Bacchus and Ariadne)
Pan
With other figuresBacchus
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalVine-workers Humans
Further details
Dionysus [reclined] and Ariadne between the two lion head protomes. Below Bacchus, stands Pan.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Musei Vaticani (Museo Chiaramonti)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Amelung, Walter, Die Sculpturen des Vaticanischen Museums, I, Berlin 1903, no. 180; Friedrich Matz, Die Dionysischen Sarkophage, vol. 1 (Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs 4, 1), Berlin 1968, pp.135-138, no. 37; Paul Zanker and Björn C. Ewald, Living with Myths: The Imagery of Roman Sarcophagi, Oxford 2012, pp. 321-325
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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