Head of Dionysus

Testa di Dioniso
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Sculpture
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Archaistic work from the Augustan age
Material and technique: 
Pentelic marble
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Inv. MB 86
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The mask of Dionysus is based on an oriental iconography of the god (Dionysus-Sardanapalos).

The hall

These two little rooms display fine copies of Greek sculptures from the early Hellenistic period, together with a number of archaic works.