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Roman statue showing Silenus
Roman statue showing Silenus. Silenus was one of Bacchus’ (Greek Dionysus) companions and his teacher; he was the god of nature. The object was part of a fountain and was located in the House of the Grand Duke in
Pompeii. The sculpture is made of marble and dates back to 40 CE.
The artifact is in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples.
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