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Title: Ludovisi Dionysus
Start date: 100
End date: 199
Historical Period: Imperial/Late Roman

Colossal group of Dionysus and Satyr. On the right, a panther with a paw on a cornucopia. Roman copy of a Greek Hellenistic original. The sculpture was discovered in the 16th century in Rome, on the Quirinal Hill at the time foundations were being dug for Palazzo Mattei at Quattro Fontane.

Place: Crypta Balbi, Italy  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: marble (rock)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Europeana Archaeology  
Physical type: sculpture (visual works)
Material and technique: sculpting
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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