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Dionysus or Bacchus

Figure, Deity, Greek and Roman, Dionysus/Bacchus

Works of Art (23)

Autumn, ca. 1594, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Pen and brown ink, red-brown wash, over black chalk, heightened with white (61.25.2)
Bacchanal with a Wine Vat, 1470s, Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Paduan), Engraving and drypoint (1986.1159)
Cameo cup fragment with lovemaking scene, first half of 1st century A.D., Roman, Glass (81.10.349)
Column-krater, ca. 550 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to Lydos, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (31.11.11)
Disk with a herm of Dionysos in relief, Early Imperial, third quarter of 1st century A.D., Roman, Marble, pigment (26.60.27)
Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century, Niccolò Amastini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment (40.20.30)
Feast of the Gods at the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, 1587, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), after Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish), Engraving, printed from three plates on three attached sheets; second state of four (2000.113)
Fragmentary head of a deity wearing a Dionysiac fillet, probably Julio-Claudian, ca. 14–68 A.D., Roman; copy of a Greek work of the 2nd century B.C., Marble, pigment, gilding (1992.11.66)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (23.160.79)
Furniture attachment, 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Bronze (27.253.1)
Handle attachment in the form of a mask, 1st century B.C–1st century A.D., Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial, Greek or Roman, Bronze (1972.118.98)
The Hope Dionysos, late 1st century A.D., with 18th-century restoration by Vincenzo Pacetti; Imperial, Roman, Marble (1990.247)
Inscribed statue base, mid-Imperial, Antonine, ca. 160–170 A.D., Roman, Marble (26.60.70a,b)
Intaglio with Dionysos holding the thyrsos and a cup, late 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.9)
The Madytos Jewelry, ca. 330–300 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from Madytos, Gold (06.1217.1-.13)
Pair of skyphoi (cups) with relief decoration, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Augustan, Roman, Silver with gilding (1994.43.1,.2)
Panel with the Triumph of Dionysos, Early Byzantine, 4th century, Egypt; said to be from Panopolis (Akhmim), Undyed linen and purple wool; tapestry woven (90.5.873)
Pyxis with the Triumph of Dionysos in India, mid-500s, Byzantine; Possibly made in Syria, said to have been found in Rome, Ivory (17.190.56)
Tray, 1806–7, Digby Scott (English), Benjamin Smith (English), partners, Silver-gilt, (1977.436.3)
Triumph of Dionysos and the Seasons Sarcophagus, ca. 260–270, Roman, Marble (55.11.5)
Tunic with Panels of Dionysian Figures, 400–500, Byzantine; Said to be from Panopolis (now Akhmim), Egypt, Linen, undyed, with wool panels in tapestry weave (26.9.9)
Tunic, 5th century, Probably from Panopolis (Ahkmim), Egypt, Undyed linen and purple wool, design in tapestry weave (26.9.8)
Young Dionysos, 2nd century A.D., adaptation of a late 4th-century B.C. Greek statue type, Roman Imperial, Marble (2011.517)