This site uses cookies. By continuing visiting this site, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see our privacy policy.

 
 
 
Monumentum

Dionysus group marble of London

Marble group of Dionysus accompanied by a Silenus on a donkey, a satyr and a menead.
 
 
Mithraeum.eu
30 Apr 2010
 
  • Walbrook Mithraeum Bacchus group

    Walbrook Mithraeum Bacchus group
    J M C Toynbee 

  • Dioniso del Mitreo de Londres

    Dioniso del Mitreo de Londres
    Wolfram 

 

The full article is reserved for our members.

Log in or create a free account to access the entire site.

'Small marble group which shows the god Dionysus reaching up to a vine; on the left is Silenus on a donkey, and, above, on the tree-trunk, the leg of a goat; to the right of Dionysus is a satyr; and, further right, a maenad carrying a wine-vessel, with a leopard at her feet' (Grimes in ILN, 636).

The base carries an inscription:

CIMRM 823

Hominibus bagisbitam.
 
 

Related monuments

Mithraeum of London

The London Mithraeum has been contextualized and relocated in its original emplacement in 2016.

Tauroctonia de Walbrook

The image of Mithras killing the bull, found near Walbrook, is surrounded by a Zoadiac circle.

Serapis head of Walbrook

The head of Serapis found at Walbrook, London, is decorated with stylised olive branches.

Mithras head of Walbrook

The Mithras's head of Walbrook probable belonged to a life-size scene of the god scarifying the bull.

 

Head of Minerva from London

This head was found at the east end of temple of Mithras in London.

 

Help us to keep
The New Mithraeum alive!

Do you like The New Mithraeum? Help us to keep it up, running and ads-free with a quick PayPal contribution.
Any amount is more than welcome!

Mithraeum.eu is powered by Enkidū