Bacchus, god of wine and agriculture, head

Dating from the Roman Period, I – II century AD

REF No.10100 Marble
H 10.5 cm

The head of a statue that represents Bacchus, the roman god of agriculture and wine generally associated with the greek god Dionysus, son of Jupiter and Semele (a mortal woman), most likely feasting. He wears a frontal bandeau and his wavy hair, worked with trephine, is adorned with vines.
Provenance: private Belge collection Uccle, Mr. JC G. dans les années 90

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