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Roman bust of god Bacchus

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Roman bust of god Bacchus
Roman bust of god Bacchus | Photo: Pan Orama from Wykop

Roman bust of the god Bacchus with a wreath of ivy and grapes on his forehead. Object dated to the 2nd century CE; found in Plora, Crete. The sculpture is in the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.

Bacchus was the Roman god of wild nature, vine and wine – he represented not only his intoxicating influence, but also the beneficial one.

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