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Beautifully preserved Roman marble relief
Beautifully preserved Roman marble relief that dates back to the 1st century CE. This type of decoration was often found in private gardens of Roman houses. The stone shows Menada, the worshiper of Dionysus (
Bacchus) and Silenus, the god of nature, who also accompanied the god of wine and fun. The object was discovered in Pompeii and is now on display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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