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A bronze bust "Dionysos"


A bronze bust "Dionysos"

Lot-Nr. 592 |


A bronze bust "Dionysos" | Reserveprice 600 €

Italy, late 19th cent. Bronze with patina. The original from the Villa dei Papiri of the first cent. B.C., discovered in the mid 18th cent. Today in the Arch. Nat.Mus. Napoli, no. 5618. (Comp. Kent Hill in: Ancient Roman Gardens, 1981, p. 86 there named as Priapus; Mattusch, Villa dei Papiri, 2005, S. 351f., Abb. 6.25 there named as Dionysos/Priapus). Bust h. 28 cm, stone plinth h. 12 cm.

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